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Little Gull

Not a breeding species in Britain but liable to turn up on the Dorset coast at any time.

Photograph by: 
Mark Wright

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Common Name Little Gull
Scientific Name Larus minutus
Species Group Birds Gulls Skuas and Terns
Status Restricted
Interest Level
4
Visabile
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
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A typical gull but only the size of a blackbird 

Identification Notes
  • Undoubtedly the smallest of the gulls usually seen around the Dorset coast
  • Although not breeding in Dorset they can be seen at any time of year
  • Often seen singly but amongst flocks of other gulls 
Primary Habitat
Preferred Environment
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Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Birds Gulls Skuas and Terns