Black-headed Gull Records

340-01-2014 Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

Species: Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 1-17-2014
County : Philadelphia
Location : Columbus Blvd., Columbus Trash Transfer Station
GPS Coordinates: 39.905555 -75.13992
Observer(s): George Armistead
Date of Submission: 1-17-2014
Submitted by: George Armistead

Written Description: yes Photo: yes Specimen: – Recording: –

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

340-01-2013 Black-headed Gull

Species: Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 03-16-2013 1:10 PM
County : ERIE
Location : Misery Bay, Presque Isle St at e Park
GPS Coordinates: 42.138173, -80.125573
Observer(s): Jerry McWilliams, Mike Weible
Date of Submission: 3-16-2013
Submitted by: Jerry McWilliams

Written Description: yes Photo: x3 Specimen:no Recording: no

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

340-02-2012 Black-headed Gull

Species: Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 12-02-2012 12:00 PM
County : BUTLER
Location : Lake Arthur, Moraine S.P. south shore day use area
GPS Coordinates: 40.941888,-80.086003
Observer(s): Geoff Malosh, Shannon Thompson, others
Date of Submission: 4-15-2013
Submitted by: Geoff Malosh

Written Description: yes Photo: yes Specimen: no Recording: no

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

340-01-2012 Black-headed Gull

The committee approved this record based on the excellent photos of the bird taken by Meredith Lombard.

Black-headed Gull     Larus ridibundus
Date of Sighting:  5 February 2012 to 10 March 2012
County : LANCASTER    Location : WASHINGTON BORO
Observer(s): Eric Witmer, multiple observers
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Meredith Lombard
Written Description:  No        Photo: Yes        Specimen: No         Recording: No

Black-headed Gull photographed in the Susquehanna River in Washington Boro, Lancaster Co. by Meredith Lombard

Black-headed Gull photographed in the Susquehanna River in Washington Boro, Lancaster Co. by Meredith Lombard

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

Black-headed Gull Records

Note: All records listed here have been accepted by PORC and published in their Annual Report unless otherwise noted. All records are listed in reverse chronological order.

Marysville, Perry County; March 23, 2011. Photos by Lou Carpenter. (Under Review)

Bristol, Bucks County; August 1, 2010. Photos by Devich Farbotnik and Holly Merker.

Near Newburg, Cumberland County; March 20, 2010. Photos by Matt Sabatine.

Marysville, Perry County; March 19, 2010. Photo by Devin Bosler.

Easton, Northampton County; November 18-21, 2009. Photos by Dave DeReamus.

Near Columbia, Lancaster County; April 10, 2009. Photo by Justin Bosler. (Under Review)

Moraine State Park, Butler County; November 28-30, 2008. Photos by Malcolm Harter, Geoff Malosh, and Steve Gosser.

Franklin Cove in Tullytown, Bucks County; January 10, 2007. Photos by Cameron Rutt.

Falls Township Community Park near Tullytown, Bucks County; December 9, 2004. Photo by Bill Etter.


2011

Black-headed Gull — Marysville, Perry County; March 23, 2011. Photos by Lou Carpenter. This adult bird was found and photographed in fog and light rain.


2010

Black-headed Gull — Bristol, Bucks County; August 1, 2010. Photos by Devich Farbotnik and Holly Merker. This adult bird was found at a riverside parking lot along Radcliffe Road.

Black-headed Gull — near Newburg, Cumberland County; March 20, 2010. Photos by Matt Sabatine. This 1st-year bird was found by Ramsay Koury. Black-headed Gull — Marysville, Perry County; March 19, 2010. Photo by Devin Bosler. This adult bird was found by Ramsay Koury on the 14th.


2009

Black-headed Gull — Easton, Northampton County; November 18-21, 2009. Photos by Dave DeReamus. These photos were taken at the ‘Forks of the Delaware’ on November 21st. This 1st-year bird represents the 1st record for the Lehigh Valley area.

Black-headed Gull — near Columbia, Lancaster County; April 10, 2009. Photo by Justin Bosler. This 1st-year bird was found by Jonathan Heller.


2008

Black-headed Gull — Moraine State Park, Butler County; November 28, 2008. Photos by Malcolm Harter. This bird was found by Dave and Debbie Darney on November 27th, representing the 2nd record for Butler County. This photo shows a good comparison between the Black-headed Gull and the Bonaparte’s Gulls on the right. Note the Black-headed’s larger size and dark red bill and legs compared to the Bonaparte’s Gulls pink legs.

Black-headed Gull — Moraine State Park, Butler County; November 28, 2008. Photo by Geoff Malosh.

Black-headed Gull — Moraine State Park, Butler County; November 28, 2008. Photos by Steve Gosser.


2007

Black-headed Gull — Franklin Cove in Tullytown, Bucks County; January 10, 2007. Photos by Cameron Rutt.


2004

Black-headed Gull — Falls Township Community Park near Tullytown, Bucks County on December 9, 2004. Photo by Bill Etter.


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