Iceland Gull is a winter guest in Iceland

Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides) is common along the Icelandic coastline during the winter months. It is a breeding bird in Greenland and on the northernmost islands of Canada. It is however only a winter guest in Iceland and by the end of March it has usually left the island. The Iceland Gull is very similar to the … Continue reading Iceland Gull is a winter guest in Iceland


Here we have grouped together gulls, skuas and terns which are sometimes referred to as shorebirds as are some other birds such as waders. The gulls have stout bills and webbed feet. Most of these birds have loud wailing or squawking calls. The sexes look the same. They are opportunist that scavenge food and mostly … Continue reading Gulls