Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Sooty Gull

Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii

Described by: Bruch (1853)
Alternate common name(s): Aden Gull, Hemprich's Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Kenya - Jan, 2000 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  United Arab Emirates - Jan, 1997 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Khor Sawli, Oman - Nov 2, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Barqua, Oman - Oct 25, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Raysut, Oman - Nov 3, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard 
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Middle East, Arabia and ne. Africa;
Red Sea off Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Socotra Is., Gulf Aden, ne. Indian Ocean, Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf along the coasts of Kenya (Kiunga Is.), Arabia and Iran e. to Pakistan. Madagascar and Mascarene Is.
Disperses along the coast of e. Africa including Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba Is.


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


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