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 13 Jan 2019 Abberton Reservoir Thomas Gilbert 5
Great Black-backed Gull 12 Jan 2019 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 2 One calling whilst being chased by black headed gull!
Great Black-backed Gull 06 Jan 2019 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 12
Great Black-backed Gull 30 Dec 2018 Cattawade Marsh/Splodge Matt Turner 1
Great Black-backed Gull 03 Dec 2018 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea David Hale 20 Circa.
Great Black-backed Gull 02 Dec 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 427
Great Black-backed Gull 02 Dec 2018 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 46 Mucking Bay. Apart from one YLG the only large gull species present!
Great Black-backed Gull 01 Dec 2018 Hanningfield Reservoir Thomas Gilbert 10
Great Black-backed Gull 17 Nov 2018 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 138
Great Black-backed Gull 03 Nov 2018 Canvey Island, Thames Estuary Mark Bridges 11
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