Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Glaucous Gull

Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus

Described by: Gunnerus (1767)
Alternate common name(s): Nelson's Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


North Point Harbor, Lake County, Illinois, USA - Jan 1, 2005 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA - Feb 7, 2003 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA - Feb, 2004 © Kanae Hirabayashi  Dartmouth, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada - Jan, 2003 © Richard Stern  East 72nd Street, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA - Jan 25, 2003 © Joseph W. Hammond 
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Circumpolar in the Holarctic;
(1) Iceland, Jan Mayen, Spitsbergen, Bear Is., Frans Josef Land and Europe across n. Russia, Novaya Zemlya, Severnaya Zemlya and w. Asia.
(2) Siberia, New Siberian Is. to Anadyrland.
(3) W. and n. Alaska s. to Hooper Bay, St. Matthew Is., Hall Is. and Pribilof Is. e. across nw. Canada.
(4) Canada including Banks Is., Prince Edward Is., Ellef Ringnes and n. Ellesmere Is. to n. Labrador s. to Southampton, Coats Is., Belcher Is., s. Baffin Is. and n. Greenland.
Disperses s. in the winter.


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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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