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
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RangeCircumpolar 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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