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American Herring Gull

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus smithsonianus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
60–66 cm. (Wingspan 120-155 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Open ocean, Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
3 eggs, incubation by both parents, 30-32 days, fledging 42-49 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, Food  
 TSN: 176825 World Number
Least concern Status

view photos Photo June 5, 2005 by Anita Gould © all rights reserved

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American Herring Gull Martin St-Michel Montmagny Canada XC112582 call  

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AKA:- Catalan: Gavià argentat americà
Danish: Amerikansk Sølvmåge
German: Amerikanische Silbermöwe
English: American Herring Gull, Herring Gull (American)
Spanish: Gallego, Gaviota Argéntea Americana, Gaviota del Norte, gaviota plateada
Spanish (Cuba): Gallego
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota del Norte
Spanish (Mexico): gaviota plateada
Estonian: ameerika hõbekajakas
Basque: Gavià argentat americà
Finnish: amerikanharmaalokki
French: Goéland argenté américain, Goéland d'Amérique, Goéland hudsonien
Galician: Gavià argentat americà
Italian: Gabbiano americano
Korean: 옅은재갈매기
Latin: Larus argentatus smithsonianus, Larus smithsonianus
Dutch: Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian: Amerikagråmåke
Polish: mewa popielata
Portuguese: Gaivota-prateada-americana
Russian: Американская серебристая чайка
Slovak: cajka západná, čajka západná
Chinese: 美國銀鷗


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