WoRMS taxon details

Larus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818

212628  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212628)

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Description Length: 41-43 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; collar on hind neck and underparts white; head with grey hood in breeding,...  
Description Length: 41-43 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; collar on hind neck and underparts white; head with grey hood in breeding, white with suggestion of grey hood in non-breeding; outer primaries black. Immature darker ashy brown replaces grey of adult; hood incomplete. Bare parts: iris yellowish white; eyering bright red; bill bright red, dull blackish in immature; feet and legs bright red in breeding, dark red in non-breeding dress, reddish slate in immature. Habitat: seashore, estuaries and inland water bodies. Resident. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2024). Larus cirrocephalus Vieillot, 1818. Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212628 on 2024-05-22
Date
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1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-28 07:21:49Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Urban, E. K.; Fry, C. H.; Keith, S. (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. <em>Academic Press, London.</em>  [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C.; Macías, V.; Velarde, E. (2009). Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico. <em>In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.</em> Pp. 1321–1342. [details]   
 
 Present  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
   

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Description Length: 41-43 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; collar on hind neck and underparts white; head with grey hood in breeding, white with suggestion of grey hood in non-breeding; outer primaries black. Immature darker ashy brown replaces grey of adult; hood incomplete. Bare parts: iris yellowish white; eyering bright red; bill bright red, dull blackish in immature; feet and legs bright red in breeding, dark red in non-breeding dress, reddish slate in immature. Habitat: seashore, estuaries and inland water bodies. Resident. <389><391><393> [details]

Remark Forms a superspecies with L. hartlaubii & L. ridibundus [details]
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LanguageName 
Dutch grijskopmeeuw  [details]
English grey-hooded gullgrey-headed gull  [details]
French mouette à tête grise  [details]
German Graukopfmöwe  [details]
Lithuanian pilkagalvis kiras  [details]
Polish mewa szarogłowa  [details]
Russian сероголовая чайка  [details]
Slovenian sivoglavi galeb  [details]
Spanish gaviota cabecigris  [details]
Turkish gri başlı martı  [details]
Ukrainian Сіра чайкаМартин сіроголовий  [details]