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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Creagrus furcatus Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
51 - 58 cm. (Wingspan 130 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools, lagoons. Open ocean, Range follow link Habitat
Altitude
Range
 1 speckled eggs, incubation 31–34 days, fledging 60-70 days. Clutch
Fish, squid mainly at night. Food  
Gegarious. Habits
3237 - TSN: 176946 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Swallow-tailed Gull Eric DeFonso Isla Espańola, Galapagos Ecuador XC114155 call, song  

AKA:- Czech: Racek galapážský
Danish: Svalehalemĺge
German: Gabelschwanzmöwe, Schwalbenschwanzmöwe
English: Swallow tailed Gull, Swallow-tailed Gull
Spanish: Gaviota de las Galapagos, Gaviota de las Galápagos, Gaviota Rabihorcada, Gaviota Tijereta
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota de las Galapagos, Gaviota de las Galápagos
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Rabihorcada
Estonian: öökajakas
Finnish: Yölokki
French: Goéland ŕ queue fourchue, Mouette ŕ queue fourchue
Italian: Gabbiano coda di rondine, Gabbiano codadirondine
Japanese: akamekamome
Japanese: アカメカモメ
Latin: Creagrus furcatus
Dutch: Zwaluwstaartmeeuw
Norwegian: Svalestjertmĺke
Polish: mewa widlosterna, mewa widłosterna
Russian: Галапагосская чайка
Slovak: cajka lastovicia, čajka lastovičia, Čajka lastovičkovitá
Swedish: Svalstjärtad mĺs
Chinese: 燕尾鸥

Range:- Breeding  Endemic to:- (Ecuador ofshore Islands only) Galapagos: Bainbridge Rocks, Baltra Island, Bartolome Island, Champion, Corona del Diablo, Cuatro Hermanos, Daphne Major, Darwin Island, Fernandina Island, Floreana Island, Galapagos Espańola Island, Gardner-by-Floriana, Genovesa Island, Isabela Island, Marchena Island, North Seymour Island, Pinta Island, Pinzón Island, Pitt Islet, Plaza Sur, Rábida Island, Redonda Rock, Santa Cruz Island, Santa Fe Island, Santiago Island, Tortuga, Wolf Island.

Non-breeding they commonly reach the coast of Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru,

Rare vagrant to USA:- USA State California Rare/Accidental  

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