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Herring Gull
Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae] (= Larus argentatus) Pontoppidan, 1763
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Larus

Scientific:
  Larus argentatus

Citation:
  Pontoppidan, 1763

Reference:
  Dansk.Atlas 1 p.622

Protonym:
  Larus Argentatus

Avibase ID:
  8535345BBCE9771B

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176824

Geographic range:

  • Larus argentatus argentatus: Scandinavia to Kola Peninsula; winters n and w Europe
  • Larus argentatus argenteus: Northwest Europe; winters to n Iberia
  • Larus smithsonianus: N North America (Alaska to Atlantic coast); winters to C America
  • Larus vegae vegae: NE Siberia; winters south to China
  • Larus vegae mongolicus: SE Altai and Lake Baikal to Mongolia; winters s Asia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  European or American Herring Gull
Czech:
  racek stříbřitý
German:
  Silbermöwe
Danish:
  Sølvmåge
Spanish:
  Gaviota argéntea europea
Finnish:
  harmaalokki
French:
  Goéland argenté
Icelandic:
  Silfurmáfur
Italian:
  Gabbiano reale nordico
Japanese:
  segurokamome
Japanese:
  セグロカモメ
Dutch:
  Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian:
  Gråmåke
Polish:
  mewa srebrzysta
Portuguese:
  Gaivota-argêntea
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Herring Gull
Russian:
  Серебристая чайка
Slovak:
  čajka striebristá
Swedish:
  Gråtrut
Chinese:
  银鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 7]
Clements 1st edition:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
Clements, version 2015:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
eBird version 2015:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
eBird version 2017:
   Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae]

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Haringmeeu
Arabic: النورس اصفر الأرجل
Azerbaijani: Gümüşü qağayı
Belarusian: Чайка-клыгун
Bulgarian: Сребриста чайка
Breton: Ar gouelan gris
Catalan: Gavià argentat de potes roses
Catalan (Balears): Gavina atlàntica
Czech: racek stříbřitý
Welsh: Gwylan y penwaig
Danish: Sølvmåge
German: Silbermöwe
Greek: Ασημόγλαρος του Βορά
Greek (Cypriot): Ασημόγλαρος
English: European or American Herring Gull, Herring Gull
Esperanto: ar^gentmevo
Spanish: Gaviota argéntea europea
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota argentea
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota argentea
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Cuba): Gallego
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota Arenquera
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota grande
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota plateada
Spanish (Panama): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Peru): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Venezuela): Gaviota Argéntea
Estonian: Hõbekajakas
Basque: Kaio hauskara
Finnish: harmaalokki
Faroese: Mási
French: Goéland argenté, Goéland argenté ou G. hudsonien
Irish: Faoileán Scadán
Gaelic: Faoileag an Sgadain
Galician: Gaivota arxéntea
Manx: Foillan
Haitian Creole French: Mòv gri
Hebrew: שחף כספי
Croatian: Galeb Klaukavac
Hungarian: Ezüstsirály
Armenian: Քրքջան Որոր
Icelandic: Silfurmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano reale nordico
Japanese: se-guro kamome, segurokamome
Japanese: セグロカモメ
Japanese (Kanji): 背黒鴎
Georgian: ვერცხლისფერი თოლია
Kazakh: Қүмістүсті шағала
Korean: 재갈매기
Cornish: Gwylan hern
Latin: Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae], Larus argentatus
Luxembourgish: Sëlwerméiw
Lithuanian: Sidabrinis kiras
Latvian: Sudrabkaija
Macedonian: Сребренест галеб
Malay: Burung Camar Melaka
Maltese: Gawwija Prima
Dutch: Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian: Gråmåke
Polish: mewa srebrzysta
Pinyin: hēi-jǐ ōu, yín-ōu
Portuguese: Gaivota-argêntea
Portuguese (Portugal): Gaivota-prateada
Romansh: Muetta d'argient
Romanian: Pescăruş argintiu
Russian: Серебристая чайка
Northern Sami: Skávli
Slovak: čajka striebristá
Slovenian: srebrni galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha e argjendte
Serbian: srebrnasti galeb
Swedish: Gråtrut
Thai: นกนางนวลแฮร์ริ่ง
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-nuan haee-rîŋ
Turkish: Kuzey Gümüş Martı
Ukrainian: Мартин сріблястий
Vietnamese: Chim Mòng bể chân vàng
Chinese: 银鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 銀鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黑脊鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 黑脊鸥

 

         

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