Sooty Gull Ichthyaetus hemprichii
Experiences with species

I was quite chuffed to see these in Kenya. The news of one being seen on BBD at St. Lucia was met with disbelief, what, how!!? It was only reported 5 days later, and not relocated - so imagine the suprise when on new years day 2021 one was spotted at Kei Mouth! We waited for it to be seen again, and then hopped on the next available flight - new bird for the region!

Other names: Hemprich's Gull, Aden Gull

Ranges: Resident Breeding Non-breeding Migratory Uncertain

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