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Herring Gull

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Larus Argentatus

European Herring Gull Alternate name
Larus argentatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
66 cm Length
Coastal and inland, often feeding from rubbish dumps. Found in: Greenland, Iceland, scandinavia, Western Europe, Russia, Asia. Vagrant to  America. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 - 4 eggs are laid on the ground or cliff ledges in colonies Incubation 28–30 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, birds, eggs, offal worms Food  
Monogamous Habits
3210 - TSN: 176827 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

    view photos Photo July 30, 2007 by mugh © all rights reserved 

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved

Herring Gull Stuart Fisher United Kingdom Walthamstow Reservoirs, London XC29878

 

Video by Keith Murdock 

AKA:- Afrikaans: Haringmeeu
Arabic: النورس اصفر الأرجل
Azerbaijani: Gümüşü qağayı
Belarusian: Чайка-клыгун
Bulgarian: Сребриста чайка
Breton: Ar gouelan gris, Gwelenn hriz
Catalan: Gavià argentat de potes rosa, Gavià argentat de potes roses, Gavina atlàntica
Catalan (Balears): Gavina atlàntica
Czech: Racek stríbritý, Racek stříbřitý
Welsh: Gwylan lwyd, Gwylan y penwaig
Danish: Sølvmåge
German: Silbermöve, Silbermöwe
Greek: Ασημόγλαρος, Ασημόγλαρος του Βορά
Greek (Cypriot): Ασημόγλαρος
English: European Herring Gull, Herring Gull, Herring Gull (European)
Esperanto: ar^gentmevo
Spanish: Gaviota argentea, Gaviota Argéntea, Gaviota Argéntea Europea, Gaviota grande
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota argentea
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota Arenquera
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota grande
Spanish (Mexico): gaviota plateada
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gaviota Argéntea
Estonian: Hõbekajakas
Basque: Gavià argentat de potes rosa, Kaio hauskara
Finnish: Harmaalokki
Faroese: Fiskimási, Mási
French: Goéland argenté
Irish: Faoileán Scadán
Gaelic: Faoileag an Sgadain, Faoileann, Glas-Fhaoileag
Galician: Gaivota arxéntea, Gavià argentat de potes rosa
Manx: Foillan
Haitian Creole French: Mòv gri
Hebrew: שחף כספי
Croatian: Galeb Klaukavac
Hungarian: Ezüstsirály
Armenian: Քրքջան Որոր
Icelandic: Silfurmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano reale, Gabbiano reale nordico
Japanese: Segurokamome, Seguro-kamome
Japanese: セグロカモメ
Georgian: ვერცხლისფერი თოლია
Kazakh: Қүмістүсті шағала
Korean: 재갈매기
Cornish: Gwylan hern
Latin: Larus argentatus, Larus argentatus argentatus/argenteus
Lithuanian: Sidabrinis kiras
Latvian: Sudrabkaija
Macedonian: Сребренест галеб
Maltese: Gawwija Prima
Dutch: Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian: Gråmåke, Sæing
Polish: mewa srebrzysta, Mewa żółtonoga
Portuguese: Gaivota, gaivota argêntea, Gaivota-arg~entea, Gaivota-argentea, Gaivota-argêntea, Gaivota-prateada
Romansh: Muetta d'argient
Russian: Серебристая чайка, Чайка серебристая
Northern Sami: Skávli
Slovak: Čajka striebristá
Slovenian: srebrni galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha e argjendte
Serbian: srebrnasti galeb, Сребрнасти галеб
Swedish: Gråtrut
Turkish: Gümüşü Martı, Kuzey Gümüş Martı, kuzey gümüş martısı, kuzey gümüş martysy
Ukrainian: Мартин сріблястий , Сріблястий мартин
Vietnamese: Mòng bể chân vàng
Chinese: 銀鷗, 银 鸥, 银鸥

Sub-species

Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae]
Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus]
Larus argentatus
Larus argentatus argentatus
Larus argentatus
Larus argentatus argenteus
Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus]
Larus argentatus argentatus
Larus argentatus
Larus argentatus argenteus
Larus michahellis atlantis

Larus vegae birulae
Larus cachinnans
Caspian Gull
Larus heuglini
Larus michahellis lusitanius

Larus michahellis michahellis
Western Yellow-legged Gull
Larus vegae mongolicus Mongolian Gull
Larus argentatus omissus
Larus smithsonianus
American Herring Gull
Larus heuglini taimyrensis
Larus thayeri
Thayer's Gull
Larus vegae
East Siberian Gull
Larus vegae vegae
East Siberian Gull
 

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