Audouin’s Gull / Gaviota de Audouín
Maximum size: 50 cm
They live on coasts and islands. They breed in islands and the Delta
del Ebro. They rely on the fishing fleet for their sustenance, although
they can also prey on rodents.
They nest in some islands such as the Isla de Alborán (Almería),
(some 3 km from the north of Morocco), Islas Columbretes (Valencia),
Isla Grossa (Murcia) and the Balearic Islands, as well as in the Delta
They fly across the Mediterranean in flocks mingled with other migratory
They are included in the Red List of Vertebrates of Andalusia, and
their conservation status is ‘In Danger of Extinction’ In the National
List of Endangered Species, their conservation status is ‘Rare’.