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Short-billed Gull

Larus brachyrhynchus Richardson, 1831




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Larus

Scientific:
  Larus brachyrhynchus

Citation:
  Richardson, 1831

Reference:
  Am.Orn.[Jamesoned.] 4 p.352

Protonym:
  Larus brachyrhynchus

Avibase ID:
  342F6965CFE656B1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/342F6965

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176834

Geographic range:

  • Larus brachyrhynchus: Alaska to Br. Columbia and Saskatchewan; winters to California
English:
Short-billed Gull
Finnish:
amerikankalalokki
French:
Goéland à bec court
Italian:
Gavina d'Alaska
Japanese:
amerikakamome
Japanese:
アメリカカモメ
Slovak:
čajka kanadská
Serbian:
Sivi galeb (brachyrhynchus)


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Short-billed Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Mew Gull (American) ( Larus canus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Mew Gull ( Larus brachyrhynchus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus canus brachyrhynchus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


German: Sturmmöwe (brachyrhynchus)
English: Mew Gull, Mew Gull (American), Short-billed Gull
English (United Kingdom): Common Gull (brachyrhynchus)
English (IOC): Mew Gull (American)
English (Kenya): Common Gull (American)
English (UAE): Common Gull (American)
Spanish: Gaviota Cana (brachyrhynchus)
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota Cana (brachyrhynchus)
Spanish (HBW): Mew Gull (American)
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Cana (brachyrhynchus)
Estonian: ameerika kalakajakas
Finnish: Amerikankalalokki
Faroese: Skatumási (brachyrhyncus)
French: Goéland à bec court, Goéland cendré (Amérique), Goéland cendré (brachyrhynchus)
Hungarian: Viharsirály (Amerikai)
Icelandic: Stormmáfur (brachyrhynchus)
Italian: Gavina d'Alaska
Japanese: amerikakamome, kamome (brachyrhynchus)
Japanese: アメリカカモメ, カモメ (brachyrhynchus)
Scientific: Larus brachyrhynchus, Larus canus brachyrhynchus
Lithuanian: Paprastasis kiras (brachyrhynchus)
Dutch: Stormmeeuw (Amerikaans)
Norwegian: fiskemåke (brachyrhynchus)
Portuguese (Portugal): Famego-americano
Slovak: čajka kanadská
Slovenian: Sivi galeb (brachyrhynchus)
Serbian: Sivi galeb (brachyrhynchus)
Swedish: fiskmås (brachyrhynchus)
Thai: นกนางนวลปากเหลือง (อเมริกา)
Turkish: Küçük Gümüş Martı (brachyrhynchus)

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