Common Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus) - HBW 3, p. 615
French: Mouette rieuse
Spanish: Gaviota Reidora
Other common names: Black-headed Gull
Taxonomy: Larus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766, England.
Morphometric analyses link it to various other hooded gulls, with no consistent pattern. Some authors recognize possible race sibiricus (NE Siberia). Monotypic.
Distribution: S Greenland and Iceland through most of Europe and C Asia to Kamchatka, extreme SE Russia (Ussuriland) and NE China (Heilongjiang); marginal in NE North America. Winters S to W & E Africa, India, Malaysia and Philippines.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Two birds calls on the lake. In the recording is possible to hear the sound of water and wind. Locality Kensington Gardens, London, England, Great Britain
Antonio Silveira 16 September 2012 33 weeks ago 4
Calls and long calls of 2 birds Locality Regent's Park, London, England, Great Britain
Stuart Fisher 13 February 2010 3 years ago 4
Calls of adults and 1st year birds feeding by a weir Locality Bromley-by-Bow, London, England, Great Britain
Stuart Fisher 11 December 2008 4 years ago 4
Two birds fighting and calls on the Round Pond. In the record hear the noise of wind and water. Locality Kensington Gardens, London, England, Great Britain
Antonio Silveira 16 September 2012 35 weeks ago 3
Two birds calls and fighting. Locality Kensington Gardens, London, England, Great Britain
Antonio Silveira 14 September 2012 35 weeks ago 3