Great Black-backed Gull

Larus marinus


Winter visitor and passage migrant. Small non-breeding population in summer.



BOU Name
Great Black-backed Gull
Data Required
All records May to August. Otherwise counts of 100+.
Status
Category

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Great Black-backed Gull 05 May 2019 Abberton Reservoir Tony Kennelly 1 3rd summer Hide bay
Great Black-backed Gull 03 May 2019 The Hythe, Colchester Matt Turner 1 2nd year bird
Great Black-backed Gull 30 Apr 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Martin Peers 2 one causing havoc among waders
Great Black-backed Gull 24 Apr 2019 Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge John Buchanan 1 Sub-adult
Great Black-backed Gull 29 Mar 2019 West Canvey Marshes RSPB David Hale 2
Great Black-backed Gull 22 Mar 2019 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge David Hale 2
Great Black-backed Gull 21 Mar 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea David Hale 2
Great Black-backed Gull 16 Mar 2019 Maldon Thomas Gilbert 2
Great Black-backed Gull 24 Feb 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 1
Great Black-backed Gull 24 Feb 2019 Oakley Marshes, Hamford Water Malcolm Riddler 8 1 Great Black-backed mobbed by Great Skua
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