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
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.