American Herring Gull

Larus smithsonianus - Goéland d'Amérique

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Larus

  • Species
    :

    smithsonianus

Descriptor

Coues, 1862

Biometrics
  • Size
    : cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

American Herring Gull (Larus smithsonianus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Goéland d'Amérique,
  • Gaviota argéntea americana,
  • Gaivota-prateada-americana,
  • Kanadamöwe,
  • amerikai ezüstsirály,
  • Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw,
  • Gabbiano americano,
  • kanadatrut,
  • Amerikagråmåke,
  • čajka západná,
  • Amerikansk Sølvmåge,
  • amerikanharmaalokki,
  • gavià argentat americà,
  • mewa popielata,
  • Американская серебристая чайка,
  • アメリカセグロカモメ,
  • 美國銀鷗,
  • 美洲銀鷗,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Estuaries ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses), Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Excavations (open)

Geographic range

Illustration

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