J5980 : Seagull, Donaghadee

taken 7 years ago, near to Donaghadee, Northern Ireland

Seagull, Donaghadee
Seagull, Donaghadee
Immature herring gull at Donaghadee harbour. The lighthouse is seen behind.
Donaghadee Lighthouse
The lighthouse at Donaghadee dates from 1836. The tower is built of cut limestone, fluted, and in its early days was unpainted in natural grey colour. Today the tower, including the lantern and dome, is painted white with a black plinth, a decision which was taken some time between 1869 and 1875. It was converted to electric power on the 2nd October 1934 (the first Irish lighthouse to be converted to electric). See LinkExternal link for more information.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 September, 2010
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 592 800 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.5851N 5:32.0168W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 592 800
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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