There are 8 gull species recorded on Abaco. The 5 species shown here all feature in the new ‘DELPHI CLUB GUIDE TO THE BIRDS OF ABACO’. The others are the occasional vagrants Black-legged Kittiwake and Black-headed Gull; and the rare winter visitor Great Black-backed Gull. We do in fact have a Black-headed Gull in the archive (in winter plumage), but it was taken on New Providence and wasn’t eligible for inclusion in a book of Abaco birds. Even as a cheat.
Black-headed Gull (winter plumage) NP
HERRING GULL (& header image) (WR 2)
LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL (WR 2)
Photo Credits: Bruce Hallett, Woody Bracey, Nina Henry, RH