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icelandgull_800.jpg Iceland Gull image by mikeedeedee Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus glaucoides Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
 50 to 64 cm. (Wingspan 115 to 150 cm) Length
Breeds marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Non breeding same but also open ocean, Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
2–3 light brown eggs, incubation 28-30 days, fledging  40 to 45 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, offal, eggs and young of birds, especially Kittiwake Food  
  Habits
3209 - TSN: 176811 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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Iceland Gull Rob van Bemmelen Churchill Park, Den Helder, NH Netherlands XC29894 call

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AKA:- Asturian: Gavilueta d'Islandia, Gaviota d'Islandia
Breton: Ar gouelan arc'hlas
Catalan: Gavina polar, Gavinot polar
Catalan (Balears): Gavina polar
Czech: Racek polární
Welsh: Gwylan Gwlad yr I‰, Gwylan yr Arctig
Danish: Hvidvinget måge
German: Polarmöwe
Greek: Ισλανδόγλαρος, Παγόγλαρος
English: Iceland Gull, Kumlien's Gull, White-winged Gull
Esperanto: blankflugila mevo
Spanish: Gaviota Groenlandesa, Gaviota polar
Spanish (Mexico): gaviota de Thayer
Estonian: polaarkajakas
Basque: Gavinot polar
Finnish: Grönlanninlokki
Faroese: Íslandsmási, Lítil valmási, Lítl valmási
French: Goéland à ailes blanches, Goéland arctique, Goéland leucoptère
Irish: Faoileán Íoslannach
Gaelic: Faoileag Liath
Galician: Gaivota polar, Gavinot polar
Manx: Foillan Loughlinagh
Hebrew: שחף איסלנדי
Hungarian: Sarki sirály
Icelandic: Bjartmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano d'Islanda, Gabbiano islandico
Inuktitut: Naujaq
Japanese: aisurandokamome, Aisurando-kamome
Japanese: アイスランドカモメ
Greenlandic: Naaja, Naajaannaq
Korean: 작은흰갈매기
Latin: Larus glaucoides, Larus glaucoides glaucoides, Larus leucopterus
Lithuanian: Mażasis poliarinis kiras, Mažasis poliarinis kiras
Latvian: Mazā polārkaija
Dutch: Kleine Burgemeester
Norwegian: Grønlandsmåke
Polish: mewa polarna, Mewa srebrzysta
Portuguese: Gaivota-polar
Russian: Полярная чайка, Чайка полярная
Slovak: cajka bielokrídla , čajka bielokrídla
Slovenian: polarni galeb
Swedish: Vitvingad trut
Turkish: Grönland Martısı
Chinese: 冰岛鸥

Range:- Breeds Canada, Greenland, USA

Wintering:- USA, Northern Europe, over 200 winter in United Kingdom. Vagrant to Southern Europe,

Sub-species

Larus [glaucoides or thayeri]
Larus glaucoides
Larus glaucoides glaucoides
Larus glaucoides
Larus glaucoides glaucoides
Larus glaucoides kumlieni
 

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