Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

Common winter visitor and passage migrant. Present all year. Breeds in small numbers.

BOU Name
Herring Gull
Data Required
All breeding records. Counts 50+ May to August. Otherwise counts of 200+. Counts in roosts of argenteus and argentatus.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Herring Gull 06 Jan 2019 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 12
Herring Gull 02 Dec 2018 Hanningfield Reservoir Thomas Gilbert 10
Herring Gull 01 Dec 2018 Hanningfield Reservoir Thomas Gilbert 40
Herring Gull 27 Nov 2018 Holland Haven Liz Huxley 1 adult with red leg ring V3HT (has been submitted)
Herring Gull 17 Nov 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 350 including many argentatus type adults
Herring Gull 08 Nov 2018 Burnham-on-Crouch Alan Shearring 450
Herring Gull 03 Nov 2018 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary Mark Bridges 2
Herring Gull 14 Oct 2018 Mistley Anthony Tiller 2
Herring Gull 24 Sep 2018 Abberton Reservoir David Hale 350 Roosting on water, LBC on arrival.
Herring Gull 11 Sep 2018 Burnham-on-Crouch Alan Shearring 75
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