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 12 May 2019 Ardleigh Reservoir Matt Turner 4
Herring Gull 30 Apr 2019 Layer-de-la-Haye David Allen 3
Herring Gull 29 Mar 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea David Hale 9
Herring Gull 25 Mar 2019 Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea David Hale 3
Herring Gull 18 Mar 2019 Ardleigh Reservoir Martin Peers 30
Herring Gull 16 Mar 2019 Maldon Thomas Gilbert 10
Herring Gull 10 Mar 2019 Hall Marsh Scrape, Lea Valley Charles Farrell 5 Flying over
Herring Gull 24 Feb 2019 Oakley Marshes, Hamford Water Malcolm Riddler 50
Herring Gull 19 Feb 2019 Hylands Park, Chelmsford Ben Mapp 2
Herring Gull 11 Feb 2019 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 2 Adult with 2 leg rings. Right leg, small silver ring, left leg, red ring, number D6FT.
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