The gull was unexpected, as May is not generally a good month for these. Its bare parts were particularly bright.
After a quick but fruitless visit yesterday morning, I decided to go and see the Greater Yellowlegs in Hampshire. I was especially pleased to see this bird turn up again, as I had dipped it about 3 weeks ago. A nice and confiding Bonaparte's Gull was also on offer in Southampton, so a pleasant afternoon all round: