Historic gulls fledge

The first Little Gulls ever to be born in Britain have successfully fledged, it was confirmed in late July. The nest was on the RSPB Scotland reserve at Loch of Strathbeg in Aberdeenshire, and the birds have been closely monitored since hatching, in the hope that the chicks would survive to take flight.

This is the first time that Little Gulls have successfully bred in Britain, and the news follows hot on the heels of the record increase in Common Tern numbers at the reserve.

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