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Caspian Gull

Larus cachinnans Pallas, 1811

The Caspian gull is a large gull and a member of the herring and lesser black-backed gull complex. The scientific name is from Latin. Larus appears to have referred to a gull or other large seabird, and cachinnans means 'laughing', from cachinnare 'to laugh'. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Larus
Scientific:
  Larus cachinnans


Original description

Citation:
  Pallas, 1811

Reference:
  Zoogr.Rosso-Asiat. p.318

Protonym:
  Larus cachinnans

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29115215


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  93CA037F6FFE9FDB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-93CA037F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/93CA037F


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 554270

Geographic range:

  • Larus cachinnans: Black Sea to Kazakhstan; winters to s Asia and ne Africa
English:
Caspian Gull
Catalan:
Gavià del Caspi
Czech:
racek bělohlavý
Danish:
Kaspisk Måge
German:
Steppenmöwe
Spanish:
Gaviota del Caspio
Spanish (Spain):
Gaviota del Caspio
Finnish:
aroharmaalokki
French:
Goéland pontique
Croatian:
Pontski galeb
Hungarian:
Sztyeppi sirály
Icelandic:
Ósamáfur
Italian:
Gabbiano reale pontico
Japanese (romaji):
kasupiakamome
Japanese:
カスピセグロカモメ
Lithuanian:
Kaspijinis kiras
Dutch:
Pontische Meeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kaspimåse
Norwegian:
Kaspimåke
Polish:
mewa białogłowa
Portuguese:
gaivota-do-cáspio
Russian:
Хохотунья
Slovak:
čajka bielohlavá
Serbian:
Sinji galeb
Swedish:
kaspisk trut
Ukrainian:
Мартин жовтоногий
Chinese:
黄脚银鸥
Chinese (Traditional):
裏海銀鷗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 7]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Larus argentatus cachinnans
Clements, version 2021:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 2]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Clements, version 2015:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Clements, version 2016:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Clements, version 2017:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Clements, version 2018:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Clements, version 2019:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
eBird version 1.50:
Caspian Gull (Caspian) ( Larus cachinnans cachinnans) [version 3]
eBird version 1.52:
Caspian Gull (Caspian) ( Larus cachinnans cachinnans) [version 3]
eBird version 1.53:
Caspian Gull (Caspian) ( Larus cachinnans cachinnans) [version 3]
eBird version 1.54:
Caspian Gull (Caspian) ( Larus cachinnans cachinnans) [version 3]
eBird version 1.55:
Caspian Gull (Caspian) ( Larus cachinnans cachinnans) [version 3]
eBird version 2015:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
eBird version 2016:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
eBird version 2017:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
eBird version 2018:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
eBird version 2019:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
eBird version 2021:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Larus argentatus cachinnans [version 2]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Caspian Gull ( Larus cachinnans) [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus cachinnans cachinnans [version 3]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus cachinnans [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Abkhazian: аҰныш
Afrikaans: Kaspiese meeu
Arabic: النورس أصفر الرجلين جنة, النورس اصفر الأرجل, النورس القوقازي, نورس قزويني
Asturian: Gavilueta, Gaviota, Gaviota del Caspiu
Azerbaijani: Gümüşü qağayı, qəh-qəyi qağayı, sarıayaq qağayı, Xəzər qağayısı
Bashkir: аҡбаш аҡсарлаҡ
Belarusian: Чайка-рагатуха
Bulgarian: Жълтокрака чайка, Каспийска жълтонога чайка, Каспийска чайка
Bengali: কাচেয়ান গাঙচচর , হলদেপা গাঙচিল
Bengali (transliteration): kāspiẏāna gāṅacila*
Breton: Ar gouelan gris ar C'hreisteiz, Gouelan gris Kaspia
Catalan: Gavià argentat, Gavià caspi, Gavià del Caspi
Montenegrin: pontski galeb, понтски галеб
Montenegrin (Cyrillic): понтски галеб
Czech: Racek belohlavý, Racek bělohlavý, racek bìlohlavý
Chuvash: атăл йытти
Welsh: Gwylan Bontaidd, Gwylan goesfelen
Danish: Kaspisk Måge, Levantmåge
German: Gelbfußsilbermöwe, Kaliforniermöwe, Silbermöwe-cachinnans, Steppenmöwe, Weisskopfmöve, Weißkopfmöwe
Greek: Ασημόγλαρoς της Κασπίας, Ασημόγλαρος, Ασημόγλαρος της Κασπίας, Κασπικός Γλάρος
Greek (Cypriot): Κασπικός Γλάρος
English: Black Sea Yellow-legged Gull, Caspian Gull, Caspian Gull (Caspian), Herring gull, Jolly Gull, Pontic Gull, Yellow legged Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Yellow-legged Herring Gull
English, HBW: Caspian Gull
English (IOC): Caspian Gull
English (United States): Caspian Gull
Esperanto: Kaspia mevo
Spanish: Gaviota de Patas Amarillas, Gaviota del Caspio, Gaviota Patiamarilla
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota del Caspio
Spanish (HBW): Gaviota del Caspio
Estonian: Koldjalghõbekajakas, Koldjalg-hõbekajakas
Basque: Kaio hankahori, Kaio kaspiarra, Kaio pontiko
Persian: کاکایی خزری, کاکایی خزری (کاسپی)
Finnish: Aroharmaalokki, aroharmaalokki (valkopäälokki), Etelänharmaalokki, Valkopäälokki
French: Goéland leucophée, Goéland leucophée oriental, Goéland pontique, Goéland pontique (cachinnans)
Frisian: Pontyske Sulvermiuw
Irish: Faoileán Caspach
Galician: Gaivota do Caspio, Gaivota patiamarela
Manx: Foillan Caspagh
Hebrew: שחף כוזרי, שחף צהוב רגל, שחף צהוב־רגל, שחף צהוב-רגל
Croatian: Galeb Klaukavac, Pontski galeb
Hungarian: Sárgalábú sirály, Sztyeppi sirály
Armenian: [Krkjan Voror ], Քրքջան Որոր
Icelandic: Klapparmáfur, Ósamáfur
Italian: Gabbiano reale, Gabbiano reale orientale, Gabbiano reale pontico
Japanese (romaji): kasupiakamome, Ki-ashi se-guro kamome, Kiashi-seguro-kamome
Japanese: カスピアカモメ, カスピセグロカモメ, キアシセグロカモメ
Japanese (Kanji): 黄足背黒鴎
Georgian: ვერცხლისფერი თოლია, კასპიური თოლია
Khakas: Улуғ хайлах
Kazakh: өгіз шагала, өгізшагала, Єгізшағала, күлегеш
Korean: 카스피해갈매기
Korean (Transliteration): kaseupi-hae-galmaegi
Kirghiz: күмүш чардак
Scientific: L. cachinnans, Larus argentatus cachinnans, Larus cachinnans, Larus cachinnans cachinnans, Larus michahellis, Larus michahellis michahellis
Luxembourgish: Steppeméiw
Lithuanian: Geltonkojis kiras, Kaspijinis kiras
Latvian: Kaspijas kaija
Macedonian: касписки галеб, Касписки жолтоног галеб, Сребренаст галеб
Malayalam: കാസ്പിയൻ കടൽക്കാക്ക
Mongolian: Бархираа цахлай
Moldavian: Pescăruș pontic
Maltese: Gawwija Prima, Gawwija tal-Kaspju
Dutch: Geelpoot meeuw, Geelpootmeeuw, Pontische Meeuw
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kaspimåse
Norwegian: Gulbeingråmåke, Kaspimåke
Polish: mewa bialoglowa, mewa białogłowa
Pinyin: huáng-jiǎo ōu, huáng-jiǎo yín-ōu, huáng-tuǐ ōu, huáng-tuǐ yín ōu, lǐ-hǎi yín-ōu
Portuguese: Gaivota-de-patas-amarelas, gaivota-do-cáspio
Portuguese (Portugal): Gaivota-do-cáspio
Romansh: muetta d'argient mediterrana
Rhaeto-Romance: Muetta caspica
Romanian: Pescăruș caspic, Pescăruş pontic
Russian: Хохотунья, Чайка южная серебристая, Чайка-хохотунья
Northern Sami: Káspiaskávli
Slovak: Čajka bielohlavá, Čajka striebristá pontická
Slovenian: Črnomorski galeb, Kaspijski galeb, rumenonogi galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha këmbëverdhë, Pulëbardha skllope
Serbian: Sinji galeb, žutokljuni galeb, Žutonogi galeb, Жутоноги галеб
Swedish: Gulfotad gråtrut, Gulfotad trut, Kaspisk trut
Thai: นกนางนวลแคสเปียน, นกนางนวลขาเหลือง
Turkmen: gülegen çarlak
Turkish: Gümüş martı, gümüş marty, Hazar Martısı, Hazer Denizi Gümüşü Martı
Tatar: шаркылдык, шаркылдык акчарлак
Tuvinian: Каттырар ак-кускун
Ukrainian: Жовтоногий мартин, Мартин жовтоногий
Uzbek: кулувчи балиқчи
Vietnamese: Chim Mòng bể chân vàng, Mòng bể chân vàng, Mòng biển Caspi
Kalmyk: тачкнач
Chinese: [huang-jiao ou], [huang-jiao yin-ou], [huang-tui ou], 黃腳銀鷗, 黄脚银鸥, 黄脚鸥, 黄腿银鸥, 黄腿鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 裏海銀鷗, 裡海銀鷗〔黃腳銀鷗,蒙古銀鷗〕, 黃腳銀鷗, 黃腳鷗, 黃腿銀鷗, 黃腿鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 裏海銀鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 里海银鸥, 黄脚银鸥

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