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 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
Great Black-backed Gull 20 Feb 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 1 Close to bridge and limping, closer inspection revealed fishing line coming out of bill. I reported to RSPCA but as it's still walking around they can't do anything. Wish more people cared about nature :(
Great Black-backed Gull 19 Feb 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 1 Eating carcass watched by 2 crows
Great Black-backed Gull 15 Feb 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 1 Flew over and sent the Lapwing up
Great Black-backed Gull 11 Feb 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 2
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