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Bird Sightings : Common Gull

Bird Sightings : Common Gull
Adult Common Gull in winter plumage

Common Gull

(Mew Gull)

Larus canus

Gaelic: Faoileag

 

Photograph © Debbie Bozkurt
Balivanich Lamp Post - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides (Western Isles)
29th October, 2006

 

Our Common Gull photographs:

Comon Gull
Leucistic Common Gull
Leucistic Common Gull
Leucistic Common Gull

Common Gull
winter adult

Common Gull
& leucistic Common Gull

Common Gull
& leucistic Common Gull
flight

Common Gull
leucistic
Flight

Comon Gull
     

Common Gull

     

 

  • 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.

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

Debbie's online photo album


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