For the purposes of our bird news services, this species is classed as Local: generally fairly regular or common species that a 'county lister' or a birding beginner might be interested in going to see. (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance.)
Our premium bird information service, Bird News Extra, has full details of all these birds (including exact locations, directions and additional detail). Click here to take a free tour of Bird News Extra, or here for more information.
The British Ornithologists' Union Records' Committee (BOURC) has added Caspian Gull (Larus argentatus cachinnans) to Category A of the British List following the acceptance of a bird seen at Mucking, Essex on 4 September 1995. read on
"What is a Caspian Gull?" is one of the most frequent questions asked of us at BirdGuides. This question is answered by Dick Newell who spends significant amounts of time looking at Caspian Gulls in Cambridgeshire. This is one of the best winters ever for Caspian Gulls; there are large numbers in Germany now, some of which are perhaps headed our way - so Dick's article provides you with plenty of information before you go out and look for your own! read on
External links (0)
We currently have no external links for this page. If you know of a relevant site, why not recommend it?