Two First Summer Little Gulls at Bronte Harbour

Little Gull in first summer plumage (centre) with Ring-billed Gulls showing the size comparison. Little Gull is the smallest gull in the world. Bronte Harbour on 7 June 2017.


First Summer Little Gull had dark lesser and median wing coverts, which in flight form part of the dark M pattern on the upperparts.


Head markings are variable in first summer plumage.