Black-headed Gull
Singapore Straits
26 Jan 1948

General details
Species Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Record ID 282
Date 26 Jan 1948
Location Singapore Straits
Count 7 individuals
Date added 25 Oct 2021

Record accepted.

Committee's view
A bird shot from group of five juveniles and two adults, with specimen in LKCNHM (Gibson-Hill, 1950b; Wang & hails, 2007). Both Lim (2009) and Wang & Hails (2007) describe the same sighting but dates are wildly different. Lim (2009) cites Cites Gibson-Hill (1950d), with date 26/1/1948, Wang & Hails (2007) cites Boden-kloss (1926), with date 2/2/1948. The date listed in Gibson-Hill (1950d) date is referenced correctly. Wang & Hails (2007) does not list Boden-kloss (1926) in the reference and we are unsure what the cited document is.
Verdict Accepted / Wild (Specimen)

References (see all)
References Boden-kloss, 1926, as cited in Wang & Hails, 2007; Gibson-Hill, 1950b; Wang & Hails, 2007
Wang & Hails (2007) Record is present in source
Lim (2009) Record is present in source


Bird Society of Singapore. (2021). Record 282: Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus. Retrieved May 26, 2024, from

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