Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Black-tailed Gull
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
Described by: Vieillot (1818)
Alternate common name(s): Japanese Gull, Temminck's Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeCoastal e. Asia and Japan; Breeds along the coasts of Siberia (Ussuriland), Sakhalin Is., Kiril Is., Korea, Japan s. to Honshu and China (Shantung and Fukien). Disperses along the Pacific coast of East Asia (Taiwan).
Yatsu Higata Nature Observation Center, Chiba, Japan - Aug 5, 2001 Source: William Hull
Yatsu Higata Nature Observation Center, Chiba, Japan - Aug 26, 2001 Source: William Hull
Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is standing on a mudflat and then takes flight.
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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