Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Dark-backed Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeN. Europe and nw. Siberia;
(1) Iceland, Faeroes, British Isles, France s. in n. Spain to Portugal.
Winters in the w. Mediterranean and nw. Africa.
(2) N. Scandinavia in Sweden and n. Norway e. in n. Russia (White Sea) and nw. Siberia(?) e. to the Taimyr Peninsula and s. along the coasts of the North Sea and Baltic Sea to Denmark and n. Germany(?).
Winters mostly along the e. coast of Africa and the Persian Gulf.
(3) Netherland, n. Germany, Denmark and s. Norway. An isolated population occurs in ne. Spain (Ebro Delta).
Winters mostly in w. Europe and w. Africa.
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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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