Mediterranean Gull Ichthyaetus melanocephalus

Mediterranean Gull
Mediterranean Gull
Mediterranean Gull
The Mediterranean Gull has pale silver-grey wings on a white body. Breeding plumage includes a black head with white eye-liner and red bill. Winter plumage is a mainly white head with grey shadow.
Mediterranean Gull
Mediterranean Gull
Mediterranean Gull
Previously prevalent mainly in the eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea, it has become more common over the rest of Europe, including the UK, returning south in winter.