Abstract On 7th August 2022, a Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus was discovered at Grafham Water, Cambridgeshire. It subsequently became apparent that the bird had been present since 1st August. Details of the primaries aged the bird as a 3CY (‘second-summer’). It was considered not possible to assign the bird to subspecies. The record was accepted as the first Kelp Gull for Brit

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