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Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis]

Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus, excl. kamtschatschensis] (= Larus canus) Linnaeus, 1758

The common gull or sea mew is a medium-sized gull that breeds in the Palearctic, northern Europe. The closely related short-billed gull is sometimes included in this species, which may be known collectively as "mew gull". Many common gulls migrate further south in winter. There are differing accounts as to how the species acquired its vernacular name. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.136

Protonym:
  Larus canus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727041


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9E54FD37BF017A13

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9E54FD37

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9E54FD37


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176832

Geographic range:

  • Larus canus canus: Iceland and British Isles to White Sea; winters to N Africa
  • Larus canus heinei: W Russia to Siberia; winters to Black Sea and Caspian Sea
  • Larus brachyrhynchus: Alaska to Br. Columbia and Saskatchewan; winters to California
English:
Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis]
French:
Goéland cendré ou G. à bec court [excl. kamtschatschensis]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis] ( Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus, excl. kamtschatschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis] ( Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus, excl. kamtschatschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis] ( Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus, excl. kamtschatschensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis] ( Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus, excl. kamtschatschensis])
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Mew Gull ( Larus canus) [version 2]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Mew Gull ( Larus canus) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus]

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Other synonyms


Arabic: النورس الشائع
Asturian: Gaviota del Nordés
Azerbaijani: Boz qağayı
Belarusian: Шызая чайка
Bulgarian: Чайка буревестница
Breton: Ar gouelan louet
Catalan: Gavina cendrosa
Catalan (Balears): Gavina cendrosa
Valencian: Gavinot hiperbori
Czech: racek bouřní
Welsh: Gwylan y Gweunydd
Danish: Stormmåge
German: Sturmmöwe
Greek: Θυελλόγλαρος
Greek (Cypriot): Θυελλόγλαρος
English: Mew Gull, Mew or Short-billed Gull [excl. kamtschatschensis]
English (United Kingdom): Common Gull
English (Kenya): Common Gull
English (UAE): Common Gull
Esperanto: griza mevo
Spanish: Gaviota Cana
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota Cana
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Cana
Estonian: Kalakajakas
Basque: Kaio mokohoria
Persian: کاکایی نوک‌سبز
Finnish: kalalokki
Faroese: Gneggjus
French: Goéland cendré, Goéland cendré ou G. à bec court [excl. kamtschatschensis]
Frisian: Ûnwaarsfûgel
Irish: Faoileán Bán
Gaelic: Faoileag
Galician: Gaivota cana
Manx: Foillan Vane
Hebrew: שחף אפרורי
Croatian: Burni Galeb
Hungarian: Viharsirály
Armenian: Թխակապույտ որոր
Icelandic: Stormmáfur
Italian: Gavina
Japanese (romaji): kamome
Japanese: カモメ
Japanese (Kanji):
Georgian: ვეჟანი თოლია
Khakas: Ах хайлах
Kazakh: Кєк шағала
Kazakh (Transliteration): kök şağala
Korean: 갈매기
Korean (Transliteration): galmaegi
Cornish: Gwylan gemyn
Scientific: Larus [canus or brachyrhynchus, excl. kamtschatschensis], Larus canus, Larus canus canus
Luxembourgish: Stuermméiw
Lithuanian: Paprastasis kiras
Latvian: Kajaks
Macedonian: обичен галеб
Mongolian: Үүлэн цахлай
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠡᠭᠦᠯᠡᠨ ᠴᠠᠬᠣᠯᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠴᠠᠬᠣᠯᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Цахлай
Mongolian (Transliteration): tsakhlai
Malay: Burung Camar Balai
Maltese: Gawwija Sekonda
Nepali: मिउ गंगाचील
Dutch: Stormmeeuw
Norwegian: Fiskemåke
Polish: mewa pospolita
Pinyin: bái-tóu ōu
Portuguese: Gaivota-parda
Portuguese (Portugal): Famego
Romansh: muetta da tschendra
Romanian: Pescăruş
Russian: Сизая чайка
Sardinian: Cau marinu
Scots: Faoileag
Northern Sami: Báiski
Slovak: čajka sivá
Slovenian: sivi galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha e përhimë
Serbian: sivi galeb
Swedish: fiskmås
Thai: นกนางนวลปากเหลือง
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-nuan pàak-lĕuaŋ
Turkish: Dalgıç
Tuvinian: Көгүлдүр ак-кускун
Ukrainian: Мартин сивий
Vietnamese: Mòng bể đầu trắng
Chinese: 海鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 海鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 海鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 海鷗

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