BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Glaucous Gull



Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus (Gunnerus, 1767)

Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus hyperboreus (Gunnerus, 1767)

(Extremely rare vagrant WV)

Adult Glaucous Gull, Grundarfjordur, Iceland © Nigel Milbourne, 2008

 

  1. One, 2nd-winter, 16th March 1995 (A.H. Davis).

The only bird recorded was noted in a field at the bottom of Park Lane, Blagdon, close to the lake. It may have washed after feeding, as gulls usually do, even if it subsequently flew off to Chew to roost.

Bibliography (sources of information)

  1. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1995. Avon Ornithological Group.

Updated 11 January, 2013