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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Common Gull
This Common Gull is unusual in being leucistic.
(Simply put means it will have white patches or be "washed out" in colour).
Photograph © Terry Fountain
North Bay - South Uist - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
10th November, 2007
Our Common Gull photographs:
- Common Gull
- Larus canus
- Gaelic: Faoileag
- WI: Fairly common resident or migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and common passage visitor (regulary seen in good numbers)
Common Gull records in the Western Isles
Fairly common resident or migrant breeder (100 - 999 breeding pairs), and common passage 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 Common Gull is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.
(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)
Other local bird photographs
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