An eye for Iceland and Glaucous Gulls

 The latest identification video tackles the difficult pair of gulls, Iceland and Glaucous. March is one of the best months of the year to catch up with wandering gulls as they make their way back to their summer haunts.

Recent Bird ID videos

Cuckoo. Photograph by Edmund Fellowes

Cuckoos are well-known birds, but their distinctive and eagerly awaited song can be confused with several other species. Let us help you pick out this iconic bird.

Black-necked Grebe. Photograph by Graham Catley
Small grebes in summer are gloriously-coloured birds, but two of the three species are unfamiliar to most. Let us help you separate these beautiful birds.
Whooper Swan. Photograph by Jill Pakenham

Every winter thousands of Whooper Swans from Iceland and Bewick’s Swans from Arctic Russia migrate into UK and Ireland to spend the winter here.