SPECIES

Common Gull Larus canus Scientific name definitions

William Moskoff, Louis R. Bevier, and Pamela C. Rasmussen
Version: 1.1 — Published August 18, 2021

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Breeding adult (European)
Nonbreeding adult (European)
Nonbreeding adult (Kamchatka)
First winter (European)
First summer
Juvenile (European)
Juvenile (Kamchatka)
Nonbreeding adult (European)
First winter
Juvenile (European)
Juvenile (Kamchatka)
Juvenile lateral view (subspecies canus).
Juvenile dorsal view (subspecies canus).
Juvenile dorsal view (subspecies canus).
First Alternate lateral view (subspecies canus).
First Alternate lateral view (subspecies canus).
First Alternate dorsal view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Basic lateral view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Basic lateral view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Basic lateral view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Alternate lateral view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Alternate lateral view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Alternate dorsal view (subspecies canus).
Definitive Alternate showing head detail (subspecies canus).
Definitive Basic showing head detail (subspecies canus).
Juvenile showing head detail (subspecies canus).
Adult lateral view (subspecies canus).
Adult lateral view (subspecies canus).
Adult ventral view (subspecies canus).
Adult dorsal view (subspecies canus).
Adult lateral view (subspecies heinei).
Adult dorsal view (subspecies heinei).
Adult ventral view (subspecies heinei).
Adult dorsal view (subspecies heinei).
Adult lateral view (subspecies kamtschatschensis).
Adult lateral view (subspecies kamtschatschensis).
Adult ventral view (subspecies kamtschatschensis).
Adult dorsal view (subspecies kamtschatschensis).
Pair mating.

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Recommended Citation

Moskoff, W., L. R. Bevier, and P. C. Rasmussen (2021). Common Gull (Larus canus), version 1.1. In Birds of the World (S. M. Billerman, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.mewgul.01.1