Audoin's Gull feeding at night - here catching a small fish, Balearics,
Dawn shot of Audoin's Gull, off Ibiza, March 2011.
Typically this species was most active at night and cleared off around
Second summer Audoin's Gull, Gibraltar Straits, March 2011
A night time shot of a feeding Audoin's Gull - part of a flock of 30 or
so off Gibraltar 18 March 2010
Picture taken using a hand held DSLR with a 400mm lens from a moving
boat - ISO setting 3200!
Gulls are often rather nocturnal in their activity and I have regularly
vessels at night For
more information about offshore birding in the Mediterranean see this page Audoin's
gulls are also regular in and around the
Pictures taken NW
of Ibiza, 15
April 2005, both pictures above taken using binoculars as
telephoto lens ("digibinning").
of two Audoins Gulls, off Mallorca, October 2020