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Large White Headed Gulls of Northern England by Andrew Kinghorn

Friday 23rd January, 7-8pm

Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle

In this talk Andrew will focus on the identification of species of large white headed gulls that may be encountered in the North East, primarily Herring, Lesser black-backed, Great black-backed, Iceland, Glaucous, Kumlien’s, Caspian and Yellow-legged Gull but American Herring Gull and Thayer’s Gull will also feature. Although this is a complex and potentially confusing set of species this talk is suitable for all levels and will take us from the ID of gulls you would find on roofs in a city centre to gulls you wouldn’t normally see at all.

Andrew Kinghorn is a young Ornithological Surveyor working for TNEI in Newcastle. He is the founder of the Next Generation Birders and current serving committee member. He is also the website manager and current committee member of the Durham Bird Club.