Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Slender-billed Gull

Slender-billed Gull Larus genei

Described by: Breme (1839)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Larus gelastes

Photographs

Eilat, Israel - Mar 27, 2001 © Alain Fossť  Italy - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi 
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Range

S. and e. Europe, Middle East and wc. Asia;
Fragmented distribution;
Mediterranean basin from s. and e. Spain, s. France, Sardinia, n. Italy, Greece, n. Black Sea, n. and e. Caspian Sea, n. Kazakhstan, Aral Sea and Lake Balkhash s. to Turkey, ne. Egypt and the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman e. to Pakistan (Sind) and scattered isolated populations in nw. Africa (sw. Morocco, Mauritania, Senegambia), Kazakhstan and Afghanistan.
Winters in the Canary Is., Mediterranean basin, Black Sea, Red Sea s. to East Africa and along coasts in vicinity of breeding regions.

Videos

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Sounds

Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics

References

Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.

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