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Band-tailed Gull

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus belcheri Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
50 - 51 cm. (Wingspan 137cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Kelp beds, Open ocean, Range:- Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, (USA:- California, Florida Rare/Accidental,) Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, Food  
 3192 - TSN: 176843 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Czech: Racek páskovaný, racek pruhoocasý
Danish: Skarvmåge
German: Schwanzbandmöwe, Simeonsmöwe
English: Band tailed Gull, Band-tailed Gull, Belcher's Gull, Simeon Gull
Spanish: Gaviota Cangrejera, Gaviota peruana, Gaviota Simeón, Gaviota Sureña
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviota cangrejera
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota peruana
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Sureña
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviota de Olrog
Estonian: peruu kajakas
Finnish: Keltajalkalokki
French: Goéland siméon
Italian: Gabbiano codafasciata
Japanese: peruakamome, peru-kamome
Japanese: ペルアカモメ, ペルーカモメ
Latin: Larus belcehri, Larus belcheri, Larus belcheri belcheri, Leucophaeus belcheri
Dutch: Simeons Meeuw, Simeonsmeeuw
Norwegian: Skarvmåke
Polish: mewa pregosterna, Mewa pręgosterna
Portuguese: gaivota-de-rabo-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): Gaivota-de-rabo-preto
Russian: Чайка Симеона
Slovak: cajka pásochvostá, čajka pásochvostá
Swedish: Perutrut
Chinese: 斑尾鸥




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