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Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull

Larus [marinus or dominicanus] (= Larus marinus) Linnaeus, 1758




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


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.136

Protonym:
  Larus marinus

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


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9F8D468BDDDE6BA6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9F8D468B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9F8D468B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176815

Geographic range:

  • Larus marinus: Palearctic and ne N Am.; winters to W Indies and Iberian Pen.
  • Larus dominicanus [dominicanus or antipodus]: Coastal s S America, Falklands, S. Georgia, N. Zealand, Australia
  • Larus dominicanus austrinus: Antarctica and Antarctic islands
  • Larus dominicanus judithae: Subantarctic Indian Ocean islands
  • Larus dominicanus melisandae: Coasts of sw and s Madagascar
  • Larus dominicanus vetula: Coastal southern Africa and Namibia
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English:
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull
French:
Goéland marin ou G. dominicain


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull ( Larus [marinus or dominicanus])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Arabic: النورس اسود
Asturian: Gavión
Belarusian: Марская чайка
Bulgarian: Голяма черногърба чайка
Breton: Ar gouelan bras
Catalan: Gavinot atlàntic
Catalan (Balears): Gavinot
Czech: racek mořský
Welsh: Gwylan gefnddu fwyaf
Danish: Svartbag
German: Mantelmöwe
Greek: Γιγαντόγλαρος
Greek (Cypriot): Πελαγόγλαρος
English: Great Black-backed Gull, Great Black-backed or Kelp Gull
Esperanto: nigramantela mevo
Spanish: Gavión Atlántico
Spanish (Colombia): Gavión
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gavión
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota dorsinegra mayor
Estonian: Merikajakas
Basque: Kaio beltza
Finnish: merilokki
Faroese: Bakur
French: Goéland marin, Goéland marin ou G. dominicain
Irish: Droimneach Mór
Gaelic: Farspag
Galician: Gaivotón
Manx: Juan Mooar
Haitian Creole French: Mòv pye nwa
Hebrew: שחף ימי
Hungarian: Dolmányos sirály
Icelandic: Svartbakur
Italian: Mugnaiaccio
Inuktitut: Naajarluk
Japanese (romaji): ookamome
Japanese: オオカモメ
Georgian: ზღვის თოლია
Kazakh: Тењіз шағала
Greenlandic: Naajarluk
Cornish: Gwylan keyn du
Scientific: Larus [marinus or dominicanus], Larus marinus
Luxembourgish: Mantelméiw
Lithuanian: Balnuotasis kiras
Latvian: Melnspārnu kaija
Macedonian: Голем морски галеб
Dutch: Grote Mantelmeeuw
Norwegian: Svartbak
Polish: mewa siodłata
Portuguese: Alcatraz-comum
Romansh: Muetta da mar
Romanian: Pescăruş negru
Russian: Морская чайка
Northern Sami: Gáiru
Slovak: čajka morská
Slovenian: veliki galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha shpinëzezë
Serbian: Veliki galeb
Swedish: Havstrut
Turkish: Büyük Kara Sırtlı Martı
Ukrainian: Мартин морський
Chinese: 大黑背鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 大黑背鷗

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