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Iceland Gull
Larus [glaucoides or thayeri] (= Larus glaucoides) Meyer, B, 1822
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Larus

Scientific:
  Larus glaucoides

Citation:
  Meyer, B, 1822

Reference:
  Zus.Ber.MeyersWolfsTasch.deutsch.Vog. p.197

Protonym:
  Larus glaucoides

Avibase ID:
  FB4FCB27CC5566D1

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176811

Geographic range:

  • Larus glaucoides glaucoides: S and w Greenland; winters to n Europe
  • Larus glaucoides kumlieni: NE Canada (Baffin I. and nw Ungava); winters to n US
  • Larus thayeri: Hudson Bay to w Greenland; winters British Columbia to Baja
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Iceland or Thayer's Gull
Czech:
  racek polární
German:
  Polarmöwe
Danish:
  Hvidvinget Måge
Spanish:
  Gaviota Groenlandesa
Finnish:
  grönlanninlokki
French:
  Goéland arctique
Icelandic:
  Bjartmáfur
Italian:
  Gabbiano islandico
Japanese:
  aisurandokamome
Japanese:
  アイスランドカモメ
Dutch:
  Kleine Burgemeester
Norwegian:
  Grønlandsmåke
Polish:
  mewa polarna
Portuguese:
  Gaivota-polar
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Iceland Gull
Russian:
  Полярная чайка
Slovak:
  čajka bielokrídla
Swedish:
  Vitvingad trut
Chinese:
  冰岛鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Clements, version 2017:
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
eBird version 1.50:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.52:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.53:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.54:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.55:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 2015:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 2016:
   Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 2017:
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Larus [argentatus (sensu lato) or glaucoides]

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Other synonyms

Asturian: Gaviota d'Islandia
Breton: Ar gouelan arc'hlas
Catalan: Gavinot polar
Catalan (Balears): Gavina polar
Czech: Racek polární
Welsh: Gwylan yr Arctig
Danish: Hvidvinget Måge
German: Polarmöwe
Greek: Ισλανδόγλαρος
English: Iceland Gull, Iceland or Thayer's Gull, Kumlien's Gull, Thayer's Gull, Thayer's/Iceland Gull, white-winged gull
Esperanto: blankflugila mevo
Spanish: Gaviota de Kumlien, gaviota de Thayer, Gaviota Esquimal, Gaviota Groenlandesa, Gaviota polar
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota Groenlandesa
Spanish (Mexico): gaviota de Thayer
Estonian: polaarkajakas
Basque: Gavinot polar, Kaio hegalzuria
Finnish: Grönlanninlokki
Faroese: Íslandsmási
French: Goéland à ailes blanches, Goéland arctique, Goéland arctique ou G. de Thayer, Goéland de Kumlien, Goéland de Thayer
Irish: Faoileán Íoslannach
Gaelic: Faoileag Liath
Galician: Gaivota polar
Manx: Foillan Loughlinagh
Hebrew: שחף איסלנדי
Hungarian: Sarki sirály
Icelandic: Bjartmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano islandico
Inuktitut: Naujaq
Japanese: aisurandokamome
Japanese: アイスランドカモメ
Greenlandic: Naaja
Korean: 작은흰갈매기
Latin: Larus [glaucoides or thayeri], Larus glaucoides, Larus leucopterus, Larus thayeri/glaucoides
Lithuanian: Mażasis poliarinis kiras
Latvian: Mazā polārkaija
Dutch: Kleine Burgemeester
Norwegian: Grønlandsmåke
Polish: mewa polarna
Portuguese: Gaivota-polar
Portuguese (Portugal): Gaivota-branca
Romanian: Pescăruş cu aripi albe
Russian: Полярная чайка
Slovak: čajka bielokrídla
Slovenian: polarni galeb
Serbian: Islandski galeb
Swedish: Vitvingad trut
Turkish: Grönland Martısı
Chinese: 冰岛鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 冰洲鷗

 

         

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