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Glaucous-winged Gull
Larus glaucescens Naumann, JF, 1840
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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Andrew Spencer 2012-09-11 Elwha River Mouth, Clallam Co., Washington, Clallam (United States) (0 m) call (A) - natural vocalizations; long calls from a pair of phenotypically pure adults, then long call from a younger bird. The braying calls in the background are mostly from California Gulls. bird-seen:yes playback-used:no 109750
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Andrew Spencer 2012-09-11 Ediz Hook, Clallam Co., Washington, Clallam (United States) (0 m) call (A) - natural vocalizations; calls from a juvenile bird, which was following the adult from XC109751. bird-seen:yes playback-used:no 109752
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Andrew Spencer 2012-09-11 Elwha River Mouth, Clallam Co., Washington, Clallam (United States) (0 m) call (A) - natural vocalizations; long calls from a pair of phenotypically pure adults. The high pitched calls in the background are begging calls from a juvenile bird, which was aggressively approaching a non-vocalizing adult and begging from it. bird-seen:yes playback-used:no 109754
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Barry Edmonston 2017-12-06 Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Greater Vancouver Area (Canada) (0 m) begging call, call, juvenile -

Two juveniles calling from sea shore rocks to adult flying overhead.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

395998
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Bruce Lagerquist 2019-01-27 Lincoln Park (near Seattle), King County, Washington, King (United States) (40 m) call, flight call -

Recorded birds part of a larger flock of about 30 feeding on the outfield grass of a baseball field.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

455178
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Andrew Spencer 2012-09-11 Ediz Hook, Clallam Co., Washington, Clallam (United States) (0 m) call (A) - natural vocalizations; an atypical version of the long call from a phenotypically pure adult, swimming near a juvenile bird which was following it around. bird-seen:yes playback-used:no 109751
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Niels Krabbe 2018-08-13 British Columbia: Shoal Bay, E Thurlow Island, Comox-Strathcona (Canada) (10 m) alarm call, call, male -

Single presumed male keeping watch from a stone calling, while the mate and other gulls fed in the tidal zone.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

433215
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Amanda Sandler 2012-06-14 Protection Island, Jefferson, Washington, Jefferson (United States) (0 m) Copulation call, call, male -

This call was recorded during the 2012 nesting season. The call has not been modified.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

131465
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Peter Boesman 2016-06-03 Seward, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, Kenai Peninsula (United States) (20 m) call - [sono] 322910
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens James Bradley 2018-07-25 Sidney, Capital, British Columbia, Capital (Canada) (10 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

428730
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Andrew Spencer 2011-04-21 Port Townsend, Jefferson Co., Washington, Washington (United States) (0 m m) call - calls from a fly-over adult bird 76521
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Anon Torimi 2019-01-12 Togi River, Shika-machi, Hakui-gun, Ishikawa Prefecture, Shika (Japan) (0 m) wing beats -

Sound from a bathing bird.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

451739
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Paul Marvin 2017-01-27 Ferndale Bottoms, Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, Humboldt (United States) (10 m) call -

1st winter bird standing in a mix-species gull flock

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

384978
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Peter Boesman 2016-06-04 Seward, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, Kenai Peninsula (United States) (20 m) call - [sono] 322912
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Peter Boesman 2016-06-03 Seward, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, Kenai Peninsula (United States) (20 m) call - [sono] 322908
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Paul Marvin 2017-02-07 J Street Marina, Chula Vista, San Diego Co, California, San Diego (United States) (0 m) call -

first winter bird made this call and then took flight, in mixed-species gull flock

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

362648
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Frank Lambert 2015-06-19 Shilshole Bay Marina, Seattle, Washington, King (United States) (0 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

269170
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens David Robinson 2019-02-05 Lake Merritt, Alameda, California, United States, Alameda (United States)   -   139235661
macaulaylibrary.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Kenny Frisch 2018-08-18 Samish Island--Day Use Area, Skagit, Washington, United States, Skagit (United States)   -   126162841
macaulaylibrary.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Dave Slager 2016-08-13 Friday Harbor Labs, San Juan, Washington, United States, San Juan (United States)   - Two adults were calling back-and-forth with this rather quiet call. Barn Swallow in background. 32633511
macaulaylibrary.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Ian Cruickshank 2012-09-15 Coppermine Trail, East Sooke Park, East Sooke, Vancouver Island, BC, Capital (Canada) begging calls -

HY bird

Recorded on a Marantz PMD661 recorder using a Sennheiser ME66 microphone.

playback-used:no

159576
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Ian Cruickshank 2011-09-10 Witty's Lagoon, Metchosin, Vancouver Island, BC, Capital (Canada) (10 m) call - 161155
xeno-canto.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Cameron Eckert 2018-07-09 Seldovia (town), Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States, Kenai Peninsula (United States)   -   108011831
macaulaylibrary.org
Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens Ernest S. Booth 1952-07 WILLIAMSON ROCKS, Washington, United States, Washington (United States)   -   3347
macaulaylibrary.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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