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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
 42 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Sea-cliffs and rocky offshore islands, shoreline, estuaries, lakes, rivers, bogs, marshes, rural and urban areas, up to 1,000 m, in:- South America, Africa & Atlantic Islands. Range follow link Habitat
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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, Food  
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3217 - TSN: 176848 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Gray-hooded Gull calls
(Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
Fernando Jacobs XC8912
12-11-2006, Brazil
 

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AKA:- English: Grey-headed Gull (nominal form), Grey-headed Gull (nominate) Gray-headed Gull
Spanish: Gaviota Capuchón Gris
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviota Capuchón Gris
French: Mouette à tête grise (nominal), Mouette à tête grise (nominale), Mouette à tête grise (race nominale)
Latin: Chroicocephala cirrocephalus cirrocephalus, Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus cirrocephalus, Larus cirrocephalus cirrocephalus
Slovak: čajka sivohlavá

Range:-

Algeria

Angola

Argentina

Argentine Region Argentine Northwest Rare/Accidental

Argentine Region Buenos Aires

Argentine Region Gran Chaco

Argentine Region Mesopotamia

Argentine Region Pampas

Argentine Region Patagonia

Bahrain Rare/Accidental

Benin

Bolivia

Botswana

BR Center-West Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul Rare/Accidental

BR Center-West Brazil Mato Grosso Rare/Accidental

BR Center-West Brazil Rare/Accidental

BR Northeast Brazil

BR Northeast Brazil Alagoas

BR Northeast Brazil Ceará

BR Northeast Brazil Maranhão

BR Northeast Brazil Pernambuco

BR Northeast Brazil Piauí

BR Northeast Brazil Rio Grande do Norte

BR Northeast Brazil Sergipe

BR South Brazil

BR South Brazil Paraná

BR South Brazil Rio Grande do Sul

BR South Brazil Santa Catarina

BR Southeast Brazil

BR Southeast Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Brazil

Burundi

Cameroon Rare/Accidental

Central African Republic Rare/Accidental

Chad

Chile Rare/Accidental

Congo

Democratic Rep. of Congo

Egypt

Equatorial Guinea

Ethiopia

Falkland Islands Rare/Accidental

Gambia

Ghana Rare/Accidental

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Israel Rare/Accidental

Jordan Rare/Accidental

Kenya

Lesotho

Liberia Rare/Accidental

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Mauritania

Morocco Rare/Accidental

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

Panama Rare/Accidental

Paraguay

Rwanda

SA Eastern Cape

SA Free State

SA Gauteng

SA Kwazulu-Natal

SA Limpopo Province

SA Mpumalanga

SA Northern Cape

SA Northwest Province

SA Western Cape

Saudi Arabia Rare/Accidental

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Somalia Rare/Accidental

South Africa

South Sudan Bird Check List

Spain Rare/Accidental

Spain Rare/Accidental

Spanish Region Andalusia Rare/Accidental

Sudan checklist

Swaziland

Tanzania

Togo Rare/Accidental

Tunisia

Uganda

Uruguay

Western Sahara

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Sub-species

Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus cirrocephalus
Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus poiocephalus
 

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