- Bonaparte's Gull
 - Bonaparte's Gull
 - Bonaparte's Gull
 - Bonaparte's Gull

Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia Scientific name definitions

Joanna Burger and Michael Gochfeld
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 1, 2002

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Figure 1. Distribution of Bonaparte's Gull. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
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 (2020). Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.bongul.01