Order
Charadriiformes
Family
Laridae
Genus
Chroicocephalus
 
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Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia

Joanna Burger and Michael Gochfeld
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 2002

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Figure 1. Distribution of Bonaparte's Gull. - Range Map
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Figure 1. Distribution of Bonaparte's Gull.

This species winters along both coasts and inland, moving southward ahead of freeze-up to area below dashed line to Gulf Coast and northern Mexico.

Recommended Citation

Burger, J. and M. Gochfeld (2002). Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.634