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Band-tailed Gull

Larus belcheri Vigors, 1829

The Belcher's Gull (Larus belcheri), also known as the or Band-tailed Gull, is a gull found along the Pacific coast of South America. It formerly included the very similar Olrog's Gull as a subspecies. It is a medium-sized gull with a blackish mantle, white head and underparts, a black band in the otherwise white tail, and a yellow bill with a red and black tip. Non-breeding adults have a blackish head and a white eye-ring. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Larus

Scientific:
  Larus belcheri

Citation:
  Vigors, 1829

Reference:
  Zool.J. 4 p.358

Protonym:
  Larus Belcheri

Avibase ID:
  2864A5B05DE1A330

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2864A5B0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176843

Geographic range:

  • Larus belcheri: Humboldt Current of Peru and Chile; disperses to Ecuador
English:
Band-tailed Gull
Czech:
racek pruhoocasý
German:
Schwanzbandmöwe
Danish:
Skarvmåge
Spanish:
Gaviota Simeón
Finnish:
keltajalkalokki
French:
Goéland siméon
Italian:
Gabbiano di Belcher
Japanese:
peru-kamome
Japanese:
ペルーカモメ
Dutch:
Simeons Meeuw
Norwegian:
Skarvmåke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skarvmåse
Polish:
mewa pregosterna
Portuguese:
Gaivota-de-rabo-preto
Portuguese (Brazil):
Gaivota-de-rabo-preto
Russian:
Чайка Симеона
Slovak:
čajka pásochvostá
Swedish:
perutrut
Ukrainian:
Мартин перуанський
Chinese:
斑尾鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Goéland siméon ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Goéland siméon ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Larus belcheri belcheri [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Band-tailed Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Belcher's Gull ( Leucophaeus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Belcher's Gull ( Larus belcheri) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus belcheri [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus belcheri [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Larus [belcheri or atlanticus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: Gavià de Belcher
Czech: Racek páskovaný, racek pruhoocasý
Danish: Skarvmåge
German: Schwanzbandmöwe, Simeonsmöwe
English: Band tailed Gull, Band-tailed Gull, Belcher's Gull, Simeon Gull
English (IOC): Belcher's Gull
Spanish: Gaviota Cangrejera, Gaviota peruana, Gaviota Simeón, Gaviota Sureña
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviota cangrejera
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota peruana
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Sureña
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gaviota de Belcher
Spanish (Ecuador): Gaviota Colifajeada (de Belcher)
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota Simeón
Spanish (HBW): Belcher's Gull
Spanish (Panama): Gaviota de Belcher
Spanish (Peru): Gaviota Peruana
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviota de Olrog
Estonian: peruu kajakas
Finnish: Keltajalkalokki
French: Goéland siméon
Italian: Gabbiano codafasciata, Gabbiano di Belcher
Japanese: peruakamome, peru-kamome
Japanese: ペルアカモメ, ペルーカモメ
Scientific: Larus belcehri, Larus belcheri, Larus belcheri belcheri, Leucophaeus belcheri
Lithuanian: Belčerio kiras
Dutch: Simeons Meeuw, Simeonsmeeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skarvmåse
Norwegian: Skarvmåke
Polish: mewa pregosterna, Mewa pręgosterna
Portuguese: Gaivota-de-rabo-bandeado, gaivota-de-rabo-preto
Portuguese (Brazil): Gaivota-de-rabo-preto
Russian: Чайка Симеона
Slovak: čajka pásochvostá
Serbian: Belčerov galeb
Swedish: Perutrut
Ukrainian: Мартин перуанський
Chinese: 斑尾鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 斑尾鷗

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