Black-Headed Gull, illustration from 'A History of British Birds' by Thomas Bewick, first published 1797
Bewick, Thomas (1753-1828). English. Medium: woodcut. Date: 1797. The Black-headed Gull (latin: Chroicocephalus ridibundus) is a small gull which breeds in much of Europe and Asia, and also in coastal eastern Canada. Provenance: Private Collection.