Laughing Gull Larus atricilla
Rare visitor. Four records: two West Midlands metropolitan county and two Worcestershire.
There have been five records of this North American vagrant, as follows:
Edgbaston Reservoir. First-winter. January 15th - 18th, 1985 (British Birds 80: 541).
Bartley Reservoir. Adult. October 12th, 1997 (British Birds 91: 478).
Upton Warren. Second-winter. August 26th - September 4th, 1996 (British Birds 90: 483).
Throckmorton Landfill (daytime) and Westwood Pool (roosting), adult, November 25th - 28th, 2005 (British Birds 100: 47).
Belvide Reservoir. First-summer. June 28th - July 1st 2020 (British Birds 114: 586).
| Laughing |
Ring-billed | Common |
Lesser Black-backed |