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Lesser Black-backed Gull

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus fuscus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
51–64 cm. (Wingspan 124-150 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Often fpound inland, pastureland, towns, cities, refuse dumps. Range follow link Habitat
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Range
1-3 eggs, incubation by both parents 25-28 days, fledging 30-40 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, insects, crustaceans, worms, starfish, seeds, berries, small mammals, eggs, birds, chicks, scraps, offal, and carrion. Food  
Very aggressive Habits
3214 - TSN: 176821 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

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Lesser Black-backed Gull Herman van der Meer Zuid-Oost singelsgracht, Den Haag, ZH Netherlands XC98906 Song and calls 

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Kleinswartrugmeeu
Arabic: النورس أسود الظهر الصغير
Asturian: Gavilueta Escura, Gaviota Someada
Azerbaijani: Beligara qağayısı
Belarusian: Чайка-чарнакрылка
Bulgarian: Малка черногърба чайка
Breton: Ar gouelan kein du, Gwelenn kein-du
Catalan: Gaviŕ fosc, Gavina fosca
Catalan (Balears): Gavina fosca
Czech: Racek žlutonohý
Welsh: Gwylan gefnddu, Gwylan gefnddu leiaf
Danish: Baltisk Sildemĺge, Sildemĺge
German: Heringsmöve, Heringsmöwe
Greek: Μελανόγλαρος
English: Baltic Gull, Black-backed Gull, Lesser Blackbacked Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Siberian Gull
Esperanto: flavkrura mevo
Spanish: Gaviota Dorsinegra Menor, Gaviota Dorsinegro, Gaviota Siberiana, Gaviota sombria, Gaviota Sombría, gaviota sombría menor
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviota sombría
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Sombría
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gaviota Dorsinegro
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota Sombria
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Dorsinegra Menor, gaviota sombría, gaviota sombría menor
Estonian: Tommukajakas, Tőmmukajakas
Basque: Gaviŕ fosc, Kaio iluna
Finnish: Selkälokki
Faroese: Bidna, Likka
French: Goéland brun, Goéland de Scandinavie, Goéland de Sibérie
Irish: Droimneach Beag
Gaelic: Faoileag Bheag, Farspach Bheag
Galician: Gaivota escura, Gaviŕ fosc
Manx: Foillan Saggyrt
Haitian Creole French: Ti Mňv do nwa
Hebrew: שחף שחור
Hungarian: Heringsirály, Világoshátú heringsirály
Armenian: [Pokr Tzovavoror ], Փոքր Ծովաորոր
Icelandic: Sílamáfur
Italian: Zafferano
Japanese: nishisegurokamome, Nishi-seguro-kamome
Japanese: ニシセグロカモメ
Georgian: კლუშა-თოლია, შავფრთიანი თოლია
Kazakh: Бозшағала
Cornish: Gwylan keyn du lyha
Latin: Larus fuscus, Larus fuscus fuscus
Lithuanian: Silkinis kiras
Latvian: Reņģu kaija
Macedonian: Морски (Мал црногрб) галеб
Maltese: Gawwija Dahrha Iswed
Dutch: Baltische Mantelmeeuw, Kleine Mantelmeeuw
Norwegian: Sildemĺke, Sildemĺke, underarten graellsii/heuglini
Polish: Mewa brytyjska, Mewa pospolita, mewa zóltonoga, mewa żółtonoga
Portuguese: gaivota de asa escura, Gaivota-d'asa-escura, Gaivota-de-asa-escura, Gaivota-de-asas-escuras
Romansh: Muetta fustga
Russian: Klusha, Клуша, Клуша западная
Northern Sami: Salletgáiru
Slovak: cajka tmavá, Čajka tmavá
Slovenian: rjavi galeb, rumenonogi galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha mesatare shpinëzezë
Serbian: mrki galeb, Мрки галеб
Swedish: Silltrut
Swahili: Shakwe Mgongo-mweusi
Thai: นกนางนวลหลังดำเล็ก, นกนางนวลหลังดำพันธุ์รัสเชีย
Turkish: Kara Sırtlı Martı, kara syrtly marty, Karasırtlı Martı, Kara-sırtlı Martı, Küçük Siyah Martı
Ukrainian: Клуша, Мартин чорнокрилий , Чорнокрилий мартин
Chinese: 小黑背鸥, 烏灰銀鷗

Range:- The UK is home to 40% of the European population and more than half of these are found at less than ten sites. Atlantic coasts of Europe . It is migratory, wintering from the British Isles south to West Africa. It is a regular winter visitor to the east coast of North America, Possibly from Iceland & Greenland.

Sub-species
Larus fuscus
Larus fuscus fuscus
Larus fuscus graellsii
Larus fuscus intermedius
Larus fuscus fuscus

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