Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus (formerly Larus ridibundus)

One of the most familiar birds in the UK and common across most of Europe and Asia.

To stop this page getting too long I've moved some of the photos to a second Black-headed Gull page.

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Black-headed Gull, Strumpshaw Fen (Norfolk, UK), 14th April 2012

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Morston (Norfolk, UK), 28th February 2009

 

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juvenile Black-headed Gull, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 24th July 2004

 

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juvenile Black-headed Gull, Houghton (Norfolk, UK), 29th July 2008

 

first-winter Black-headed Gull, Hayle Estuary (Cornwall, UK), 5th October 2005

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 30th April 2011

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 5th March 2008

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 7th October 2003

 

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firest-summer Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th June 2008

 

first-summer Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th March 2004

 

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juvenile Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 26th July 2007

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 8th March 2011

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 8th February 2011

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 16th February 2008

 

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Black-headed Gull, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 16th February 2008

 

Black-headed Gull, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 17th November 2007

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 8th March 2011

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 5th January 2008

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 6th November 2007

 

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first-winter Black-headed Gull, Benacre Broad (Suffolk, UK), 27th August 2005

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 2nd February 2005

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 10th August 2006

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 10th March 2008

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 12th November 2007

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th December 2007

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th April 2004

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 9th January 2006

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 10th February 2011

 

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first-winter Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 10th March 2008

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 16th November 2007

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 16th March 2007

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 21st December 2004

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 19th November 2004

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 21st March 2004

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 23rd March 2005

 

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Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 23rd September 2011

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 25th February 2004

 

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first-winter Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 27th March 2008

 

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first-summer Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 30th May 2006

 

Black-headed Gull, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 30th October 2003

 

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Black-headed Gull, Burnham Overy (Norfolk, UK), 4th September 2004

 

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juvenile Black-headed Gull, East Rudham (Norfolk, UK), 20th July 2004

 

juvenile Black-headed Gull, between Harpley and Houghton (Norfolk, UK), 26th June 2008

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Great Yarmouth (Norfolk, UK), 30th January 2010

 

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Black-headed Gull, Llanfairfechan (Conwy, UK), 20th November 2005

 

leucistic Black-headed Gull, Lynford Water (Norfolk, UK), 22-Feb-09

 

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Black-headed Gull, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 10th May 2008

 

Black-headed Gull, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 12th May 2007

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Minsmere (Suffolk, UK), 19th May 2012

 

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leucistic Black-headed Gull, Rollesby Broad (Norfolk, UK), 21st March 2010

 

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first-winter Black-headed Gull, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 3rd February 2007

 

first-winter Black-headed Gull, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 13th February 2010

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 17th November 2007

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 27th September 2007

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Strumpshaw Fen (Norfolk, UK), 4th April 2009

 

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juvenile Black-headed Gull, Thornham (Norfolk, UK), 12th July 2007

 

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Black-headed Gull, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 2nd April 2004

 

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Black-headed Gull, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 9th March 2010

 

Black-headed Gull chick, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 9th June 2004

 

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Black-headed Gull, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 5th March 2011

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 19th August 2005

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 28th October 2003

 

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Black-headed Gull, Titchwell (Norfolk, UK), 31st March 2007

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Westcliff-on-Sea (Essex, UK), 19th February 2011

 

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juvenile Black-headed Gulls, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 2nd August 2007

 

Black-headed Gulls, Wells (Norfolk, UK), 20th February 2007

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 19th January 2013

 

Black-headed Gull, Snettisham (Norfolk, UK), 31st March 2009

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Brancaster Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 11th December 2013

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Salthouse (Norfolk, UK), 15th December 2013

 

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Black-headed Gull, Burnham Overy Staithe (Norfolk, UK), 15th December 2013

 

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Black-headed Gulls, Strumpshaw Fen (Norfolk, UK), 7th March 2015

 

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gull roost (mostly Black-headed Gulls), Wroxham Broad (Norfolk, UK), 5th February 2011

 

More photos of Black-headed Gulls on a second page.