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Common Black-headed Gull

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Chroicocephalus ridibundus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
38-43 cm. (Wingspan 94–105 cm) Length
Often inland. Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools.  Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
1-3 eggs, incubation 23-26 days, fledging 28-35 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, offal, arthropods. Food  
Gregarious Opportunistic feeder often follows a plough. Habits
3223 - TSN: 176835 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Black-headed Gull David Farrow Strumpshaw United Kingdom XC37423 calls 

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Swartkopmeeu
Arabic: النورس أسود الرأس, النورس أسود الرأس الجنة, نورس اسود الرأس
Asturian: Gavilueta Glayadora, Gaviota Riyidora
Azerbaijani: Adi qağayı, Göl qağayısı
Belarusian: Чайка-рыбачка
Bulgarian: Речна чайка
Breton: Ar gouelan penn du, Gouelan penn-du
Catalan: Gavina d'hivern, Gavina menuda, Gavina vulgar
Catalan (Balears): Gavina d'hivern
Valencian: Gavina menuda
Czech: Racek chechtavý
Welsh: Gwylan benddu
Danish: Hættemåge
German: Lachmöve, Lachmöwe
Greek: Καστανοκέφαλος Γλάρος, Χωραφόγλαρος
Greek (Cypriot): Χωραφόγλαρος
Emiliano-romagnolo: Crucaletta
English: Blackheaded Gull, Black-headed Gull, Common Black-headed Gull, Northern Black-headed Gull
Esperanto: ridmevo
Spanish: Gaviota Cabecinegra, Gaviota Encapuchada, Gaviota Minima, Gaviota Reidora
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Encapuchada, Gaviota Minima
Spanish (Venezuela): Gaviota Reidora
Estonian: Naerukajakas
Basque: Antxeta mokogorri, Antxeta mokogorria, Gavina vulgar
Finnish: Naurulokki
Faroese: Fransaterna
French: Goéland rieur, Mouette rieuse, Mouette rieuse d'Europe
Frisian: Kob, Kôb, Kobbe, Kôbel, Kôbeler
Irish: Faoileán an chaipín, Faoileán ceanndubh, Sléibhín
Gaelic: Faoileag Dhubh-Cheannach, Fhaoileag a'chinn Duibh
Galician: Gaivota chorona, Gavina vulgar
Manx: Foillan kione doo, Pirragh
Hebrew: שחף אגמים
Croatian: Obični galeb, Rijecni Galeb, Riječni Galeb
Hungarian: Dankasirály
Armenian: [Sovorakan Voror ], Սովորական Որոր
Indonesian: Camar Kepala-hitam
Icelandic: Hettumáfur
Italian: Gabbiano comune
Japanese: Miyako-dori, yurikamome, Yuri-kamome
Japanese: ミヤコドリ, ユリカモメ
Georgian: ტბის (ჩვეულებრივი) თოლია, ტბის თოლია, ჩვეულებრივი თოლია
Khakas: Кÿрен пастығ хайлах
Kazakh: Кєл шағаласы
Greenlandic: Nasalik
Korean: 붉은부리갈매기
Cornish: Scraw
Latin: Chroicocephala ridibundus, Chroicocephalus ridibundus, Larus ridibundus, Larus ridibundus ridibundus
Lithuanian: Baltvarnė, Rudagalvis kiras, Rudgalvis kiras
Latvian: Kurļiks, Lielais ķīris
Macedonian: Обичен (Езерски) галеб
Mongolian: Хүрэн толгойт цахлай
Malay: Camar Topeng Hitam
Maltese: Gawwija Rasha Kannella
Dutch: Kokmeeuw
Norwegian: Hettemåke, Lattermåke
Polish: (mewa) śmieszka, Mewa obrozna, Mewa obrożna, mewa smieszka, Mewa śmieszka, smieszka, Śmieszka
Portuguese: guincho, Guincho-comum
Romansh: Muetta rienta
Russian: Ozernaya Chayka, Обыкновенная чайка, Озерная чайка, Озёрная чайка, Чайка озерная
Scots: Fhaoileag a'chinn duibh
Northern Sami: Gahperbáiski
Slovak: Čajka smejivá
Slovenian: recni galeb, rečni galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha e zakonshme
Serbian: obicni galeb, obični galeb, Recni (obicni) galeb, Recni galeb, Rečni galeb, rijecni galeb, Обични галеб, Речни (Обични) галеб, Речни галеб
Swedish: Skrattmås
Swahili: Shakwe Kichwa-kahawia
Thai: นกนางนวลขอบปีกขาว
Turkish: Karabağ martı, Karabaş Martı, karabaş marty
Tuvinian: Хөл ак-кускуну
Ukrainian: Звичайний мартин, Мартин звичайний
Vietnamese: Mòng bể, Mòng bể đầu đen
Chinese: [chì-wei ou], [diao yu lang], [hong-zui ou], [putong hai-ou], [xiao kang-man], [xiao ou], 小康满, 普通海鸥, 笑鸥, 紅嘴鷗, 红嘴鸥, 赤味鸥, 钓鱼郎

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Sub-species

Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Chroicocephalus ridibundus ridibundus
Chroicocephalus ridibundus sibiricus
 

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