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Western Gull

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Larus occidentalis Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Laridae Family
 55 to 68 cm. (Wingspan 130 to 144 cm) Length
Marine intertidal, Sea Cliffs, rocky offshore Islands & beeches, tidepools. Open ocean, Range follow link Range:- Endemic to Habitat
3 eggs, incubation 28 days, fledging 40 -48 days. Clutch
Fish, squid, molluscs, carrion, jellyfish., human refuse Food  
3206 - TSN: 176817 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Western Gull Andrew Spencer Westhaven State Park, Grays Harbor Co., Washington United States XC109697 call


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AKA:- Czech: Racek západní
Danish: Amerikansk Svartbag
German: Westmöwe
English: Western Gull, Wyman's Gull
Spanish: Gaviota Occidental
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Occidental
Estonian: kiltkajakas
Finnish: Amerikanmerilokki
French: Goéland d'Audubon, Goéland de l'Ouest
Italian: Gabbiano occidentale
Japanese: amerikaoosegurokamome
Japanese: アメリカオオセグロカモメ
Latin: Larus occidentalis
Dutch: Californische Meeuw, Pacifische Mantelmeeuw
Norwegian: Kaliforniasvartbak
Polish: mewa zachodnia
Russian: Западная чайка
Slovak: cajka pláštiková, Čajka pláštiková
Swedish: Västtrut
Chinese: 西美鸥



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 Texas Rare/Accidental


 Wyoming Rare/Accidental

Larus occidentalis
Larus occidentalis livens
Larus occidentalis occidentalis
Larus occidentalis wymani
Larus occidentalis/livens

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