Black Headed Gull
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Summer Plumage
Taken at Linlithgow on 7th March 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Winter Plumage
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 18th November 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Figgate Park on 20th December 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Female
Taken at Musselburgh on 18th January 2009 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.

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First Winter
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 11th December 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Lunch
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 29th January 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 30th January 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile (1st Winter )
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 24th November 2012 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile (1st Summer)
Taken at Musselburgh on 12th July 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile In Flight ( 1st Summer  )
Taken at Musselburgh on 12th July 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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1st Winter
Taken at Musselburgh on 26th November 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.


Adult In Flight
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 1st December 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

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Taken at Figgate Park on 20th December 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Black Headed Gull.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Larus ridibundus.
Charadriiformes.
Laridae
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Site Of Nest:


Materials:
Food:
Plumage:


Length:
Wingspan:
Breeds in colonies in large reedbeds or
marshes, or on islands in lakes, nesting
on the ground.
Dead plant material.
Scavanger in town, small invertebrates in fields.
Chocolate-brown head (not black, despite the name),
pale grey body, black tips to the primary wing feathers,
and red bill and legs.
38-44cm
94-105 cm

Voice: