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Glaucous-winged Gull

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus glaucescens Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
50–68 cm. (Wingspan 120–150 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Open ocean, Range follow link Habitat
1 to 5 eggs, incubation by both parents 27 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, Food  
3205 - TSN: 176814 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Glaucous-winged Gull Andrew Spencer Elwha River Mouth, Clallam Co., Washington United States call XC109754  

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AKA:- Catalan: Gavià glauc
Czech: Racek šedokrídlý, racek šedokřídlý
Danish: Gråvinget Måge
German: Beringmöwe
English: Glaucous-winged Gull
Spanish: Gaviota Ala Glauca, gaviota alaglauca, Gaviota Aliglauca, Gaviota de Bering
Spanish (Mexico): gaviota ala glauca, gaviota alaglauca, Gaviota Aliglauca
Estonian: hele-kiltkajakas
Basque: Gavià glauc
Finnish: Amerikanisolokki
French: Goéland à ailes glauques, Goéland à ailes grises, Goéland de Bering, Goéland de Béring
Galician: Gavià glauc
Icelandic: Heiðmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano aliglauche, Gabbiano glauco del Pacifico
Japanese: washikamome, Washi-kamome
Japanese: ワシカモメ
Korean: 수리갈매기
Latin: Larus glaucescens
Lithuanian: Pilkasparnis kiras
Dutch: Beringmeeuw
Norwegian: Gråvingemåke
Polish: mewa lodowa
Russian: Серокрылая чайка, Чайка серокрылая
Slovak: cajka ladová, čajka ľadová
Swedish: Gråvingad trut
Turkish: Buz Rengi Martı
Chinese: 灰翅鷗, 灰翅鸥

Range:- Breeds USA: Alaska. Washington Winters California. Rare vagrant to Western Europe & North Africa

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