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 15 Jun 2020 Clacton-on-Sea Jesbin Joseph Siby 8 Roosting on top of house
Great Black-backed Gull 30 Apr 2020 Maldon Tony Kennelly 1 Adult on river Blackwater
Great Black-backed Gull 29 Apr 2020 Limbourne Creek, Blackwater Estuary Tony Kennelly 1 Juvenile on causeway
Great Black-backed Gull 10 Apr 2020 Laindon Andrew Cox 1 Seen several times. Possibly more than one. Many lesser black backed & herring as usual.
Great Black-backed Gull 15 Mar 2020 North Fambridge Matt Turner 2 Both Juv
Great Black-backed Gull 14 Mar 2020 North Fambridge Winifred Simmonds 4
Great Black-backed Gull 10 Mar 2020 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 2
Great Black-backed Gull 06 Mar 2020 Heybridge Basin Paul Shuttleworth 1
Great Black-backed Gull 22 Feb 2020 Wivenhoe Michael Davies 1
Great Black-backed Gull 12 Feb 2020 Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge Malcolm Corbett 1
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