Bonaparte’s Gull

Spent the morning in Kent, first at Cliffe Pools RSPB reserve and then Oare Marshes near Faversham. There was a very distant Marsh Sandpiper at Cliffe as well as 6 Black-winged Stilts. An adult Bonaparte’s Gull was at Oare Marshes, where there were also a couple of Spotted Redshank and Turtle Doves. Here are a few pictures of the Bonaparte’s Gull, the first one shows it with a Black-headed Gull. The Bonaparte’s is the one with the black head and the Black-headed Gull has a brown head.

Bonaparte’s Gull

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Blondie & Phil Collins

My brother had tickets for Phil Collins at The British Summer Time event in Hyde Park. Having had a few beers beforehand we got there in time to see Mike & The Mechanics, Blondie and Phil Collins. I last saw Blondie play in 1978 at the Queensway Hall Dunstable. Hard to believe to that Debbie Harry is now 72 years old. Phil Collins had some sort of injury so was seated throughout his performance.

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