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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Black-headed Gull

Hebrides bird sightings - Black-headed Gull
Adult Black-headed Gull in summer plumage

 

Black-headed Gull

Larus ridibundus

Gaelic: Faoileag-a'chinn-dhuibh

 

Photograph © Debbie Bozkurt
Balinvanich - South Uist - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
25th March, 2007

 

Our Black-headed Gull photographs

Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Gull
summer adult
Black-headed Gull
winter adult

 

  • Black-headed Gull
  • Larus ridibundus
  • Gaelic: Faoileag-a'chinn-dhuibh, Ceann-dubhan
  • WI: Fairly common migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and winter visitor (regulary seen in good numbers)

 

 

Black-headed Gull records in the Western Isles

Fairly common migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and winter visitor (regulary seen in good numbers)
Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report (2001)


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Black-headed Gull is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

Other local bird photographs

Sources of information for the bird sightings section


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