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American Herring Gull
Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus] (= Larus smithsonianus) Coues, 1862
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Larus

Scientific:
  Larus smithsonianus

Citation:
  Coues, 1862

Reference:
  Proc.Acad.Nat.Sci.Philadelphia 14 p.296

Protonym:
  Larus Smithsonianus

Avibase ID:
  D5B43288A477CE78

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824077

Geographic range:

  • 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:
  American Herring Gull [incl. vegae, mongolicus]
Czech:
  American Herring Gull
German:
  Amerikanische Silbermöwe
Danish:
  Amerikansk Sølvmåge
Spanish:
  Gaviota Argéntea Americana
Finnish:
  amerikanharmaalokki
French:
  Goéland hudsonien
Icelandic:
  Strandmáfur
Italian:
  Gabbiano reale americano
Japanese:
  se-guro kamome
Japanese:
  アメリカセグロカモメ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian:
  Amerikagråmåke
Polish:
  mewa popielata
Portuguese:
  Gaivota-prateada-americana
Portuguese (Brazil):
  American Herring Gull
Russian:
  Американская серебристая чайка
Slovak:
  čajka západná
Swedish:
  kanadatrut
Chinese:
  美國銀鷗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus) ( Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus) ( Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus) ( Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus) ( Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus) ( Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus) ( Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus])
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Arctic Herring Gull ( Larus smithsonianus) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Arctic Herring Gull ( Larus smithsonianus) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Arctic Herring Gull ( Larus smithsonianus) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   American Herring Gull ( Larus smithsonianus) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   American Herring Gull ( Larus smithsonianus) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Arctic Herring Gull ( Larus smithsonianus) [version 6]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

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

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Gavià argentat americà
Danish: Amerikansk Sølvmåge
German: Amerikanische Silbermöwe, Kanadamöwe
English: American Herring Gull, American Herring Gull (incl. ssp. vegae, mongolicus), American Herring Gull [incl. vegae, mongolicus], Arctic Herring Gull
Spanish: Gaviota argéntea americana
Spanish (Cuba): Gallego
Estonian: ameerika hõbekajakas
Finnish: amerikanharmaalokki
French: Goéland hudsonien, Goéland hudsonien (incl. vegae et mongolicus)
Hungarian: amerikai ezüstsirály
Icelandic: Strandmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano reale americano
Japanese: se-guro kamome
Japanese: アメリカセグロカモメ, セグロカモメ
Japanese (Kanji): 背黒鴎
Korean: 옅은재갈매기
Korean (Transliteration): yeoteun-jae-galmaegi
Latin: Larus argentatus, Larus argentatus smithsonianus, Larus mongolicus, Larus smithsonianus, Larus smithsonianus [incl. vegae and mongolicus], Larus vegae
Mongolian: Мөнгөлөг цахлай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠮᠦᠩᠭᠦᠯᠢᠭ ᠴᠠᠬᠣᠯᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠮᠦᠩᠭᠦᠨ ᠴᠠᠬᠣᠯᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Мөнгөн цахлай
Mongolian (Transliteration): möŋg lög tsakhlai, möŋgöŋ tsakhlai
Dutch: Amerikaanse Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian: Amerikagråmåke
Polish: mewa popielata
Pinyin: dà hǎi-ōu, dà kāng-mǎn, dà shuǐ gēzi, diāo yú láng, diāo zuǐ láng, hēi-jǐ ōu, hóng-jiǎo fēi ōu, yín-ōu, yú-yīngzi, zhī-nǚ ōu
Portuguese: Gaivota-prateada-americana
Russian: Американская серебристая чайка
Slovak: čajka západná
Swedish: kanadatrut
Thai: นกนางนวลเฮอริง, นกนางนวลแฮร์ริ่ง, นกนางนวลพันธุ์มองโกเลีย
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-nuan haee-rîŋ, nók naaŋ-nuan heuu-riŋ, nók naaŋ-nuan pʰan moaaŋ-koo-lia
Vietnamese: Chim Mòng bể Vega
Chinese: 叼嘴郎, 叼鱼郎, 大康满, 大水鸽子, 大海鸥, 红脚鲱鸥, 织女鸥, 美國銀鷗, 银鸥, 鱼鹰子, 黑脊鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 叼嘴郎, 叼魚郎, 大康滿, 大水鴿子, 大海鷗, 紅腳鯡鷗, 織女鷗, 銀鷗, 魚鷹子, 黑脊鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 銀鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 银鸥, 黑脊鸥

 

         

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