The little gull is a small, dainty gull. Adults in summer have black heads, while young birds have a black mark on each wing which forms a 'W' pattern. In flight adults show a pale grey upperwing, with no black wingtips, and a very dark grey underwing.
Little gulls are listed as a Schedule 1 species under The Wildlife and Countryside Act.
What they eat:
Insects and fish.
- UK wintering:
- UK passage:
- 200-700 (spring)
This bird species has different identifying features depending on sex/age/season.