BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Sabine's Gull



Sabine's Gull Xema sabini [Sabine, 1819]

(Extremely rare wind-blown PM)

  1. One, juvenile, 3rd-4th Sep. 1988 (Many observers).

Two juveniles, watched by Roy Curber, stopped briefly to bathe and preen at Chew Valley Lake on 15th October, 1991 before flying off, high, towards Blagdon. Unfortunately, there was no-one there to see them!

Bibliography (sources of information)

  1. Taylor, S.M. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1988. Avon Ornithological Group.
  2. Davis, A.H. (ed.). Avon Bird Report, 1991. Avon Ornithological Group.

Updated 10 January, 2013