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Laughing Gull
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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Leucophaeus atricilla Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
 36–41 cm. (Wingspan 98–110 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools, lagoons. Open ocean, Range:- Breeds on the East coast of North America, Central America, the Caribbean, & Northern South America. Northernmost populations migrate south in winter, rare vagrant to western Europe. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 3 - 4 greenish eggs, incubation 22-28 days, by both parents. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, birds eggs & chicks, scraps. Food  
Migratory Habits
3231 - TSN: 176837 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

Laughing Gull Daniel Lane Holly Beach, Cameron Par., Louisiana United States XC100151 long call

AKA:- Catalan: Gavina capnegra americana, Gavina capnegre americana
Czech: Racek atlantický
Welsh: Gwylan chwerthinog
Danish: Lattermĺge
German: Atzekenmöwe, Aztekenmöwe
Greek: Αζτεκόγλαρος
English: Laughing Gull
Esperanto: nigraflugila mevo
Spanish: Galleguito, Gaviota cabecinegra, Gaviota Gallega, Gaviota Guanaguanare, Gaviota Redora Americana, Gaviota Reidora, Gaviota reidora americana, Gavita reidora
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota reidora
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Reidora
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gaviota Reidora, Gavita reidora
Spanish (Cuba): Galleguito
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota Cabecinegra
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota cabecinegra
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Reidora
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gaviota Reidora
Spanish (Paraguay): Gaviota reidora
Spanish (Venezuela): Guanaguanare
Estonian: randkajakas
Basque: Gavina capnegra americana
Finnish: Nokisiipilokki
Faroese: Láturmási
French: Goéland atricille, Mouette ŕ tęte noire, Mouette atricille, Mouette rieuse d'Amérique, Moulette atricille
Irish: Sléibhín an Gháire
Guadeloupean Creole French: Mauve ŕ tęte noire
Galician: Gaivota alegre, Gavina capnegra americana
Guarani: Ojaja
Haitian Creole French: Mňv tčt nwa
Hebrew: שחף צוחק
Hungarian: Floridai sirály
Icelandic: Hláturmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano sghignazzante
Japanese: waraikamome
Japanese: ワライカモメ
Latin: Larus atricilla, Leucophaeus atricilla
Lithuanian: Karibinis kiras
Latvian: Acteku kaija
Dutch: Lachmeeuw
Norwegian: Lattermĺke
Polish: Mewa czarnoglowa, Mewa czarnogłowa, mewa karaibska
Portuguese: gaivota, Gaivota-alegre, Guincho-americano
Portuguese (Brazil): gaivota, Gaivota-alegre
Russian: Ацтекская чайка
Slovak: cajka aztécka, Čajka aztécka
Slovenian: azteški galeb
Swedish: Sotvingad mĺs
Turkish: gülen martı
Chinese: 笑鷗, 笑鸥

Sub-species

Larus atricilla
Larus atricilla atricilla
Larus atricilla megalopterus
 

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