Iceland Gull

Larus glaucoides

Scarce winter visitor and passage migrant.

BOU Name
Iceland Gull
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Iceland Gull 19 Sep 2021 Beckton Gary A James 1 Adult
Iceland Gull 23 Aug 2021 Beckton Gary A James 1 Adult
Iceland Gull 27 Apr 2021 Beckton Gary A James 1 juv/1st win. upriver
Iceland Gull 25 Sep 2020 Beckton Gary A James 1 Adult seen from close range.
Iceland Gull 15 Nov 2019 West Mersea David Allen 1 second winter flew over the cormorants on their small island beyond Seaview caravan park and briefly settled on it
Iceland Gull 05 Oct 2019 Beckton Gary A James 1 2nd Winter
Iceland Gull 09 Apr 2019 Boreham Graham Ekins 1 An intriguing bird flew along the Chelmer heading towards Maldon at 06.45. Suggested a 2nd year bird but one distant shot shows P10 to 8 with shadow!
Iceland Gull 17 Apr 2018 Beckton Gary A James 1 2(cy)
Iceland Gull 07 Apr 2018 Rainham Marshes NR RSPB Ben Mapp 1 Adult flying close to bay at far end of river wall with Herring Gulls
Iceland Gull 19 Nov 2017 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 1w (quite pale looking bird in strong sunlight) offshore between Frinton and Walton Pier 1115-1125 before moving north. (At the time I was unaware of the Hamford Water and Landguard sightings so given the range this was reported as probable Iceland but small Glaucous not fully eliminated)
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