Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Great Black-backed Gull
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Greater Black-backed Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Atlantic coasts;
Atlantic coast of ne. Canada (w. and n. Quebec, n. Labrador and Newfoundland s. to the St. Lawrence River, Anticosti Is. and s. Ontario on Lake Huron, ne. United States s. to North Carolina, s. Greenland, Iceland, Faeroe Is., Shetland Is., Spitsbergen, Bear Is. and n. Europe in n. Scandinavia, n. Russia e. to the Kanin Peninsula and s. to the British Isles, nw. France, n. Denmark, n. Germany and Estonia.
Winters s. to the West Indies and Iberian Peninsula.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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