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Featured Article: Black-headed Gull
Photo by Joelle-Marcelle

Identification

Summer White, with silver-grey mantle and wings. Black wing tips and noticeable white streak along fore-wing. Head is chocolate-brown, which does not reach nape or neck. White eye-ring.
Winter In winter the head is white with a few dark smudges.
First Winter this is very similar to normal adult winter plumage except that the bird retains juvenile wing coverts, the head and body moult commences during July. The juvenile feathering gradually fades with wear as the winter progresses and during the period January to May the coverts will be moulted and adult plumage come through.

Distribution

Breeds in Iceland, the Faroes and British Isles, southern parts of Sweden and Finland and sparingly in Norway and across Europe from northern France to Russia and south to the Black and Caspian Seas. Breeds in small numbers in scattered areas of southern France, Italy, and Spain, Sardinia, Sicily and central Turkey.


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