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Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull

Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae] (= Larus argentatus) Pontoppidan, 1763




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


Original description

Citation:
  Pontoppidan, 1763

Reference:
  Dansk.Atlas p.622

Protonym:
  Larus Argentatus

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Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  AE606E325FBEB5A6

Avibase ID:
  avibase-AE606E32

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AE606E32


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176824

Geographic range:

  • Larus argentatus argentatus: Scandinavia to Kola Peninsula; winters n and w Europe
  • Larus argentatus argenteus: Northwest Europe; winters to n Iberia
  • Larus smithsonianus: N North America (Alaska to Atlantic coast); winters to C America
  • Larus cachinnans: Black Sea to Kazakhstan; winters to s Asia and ne Africa
  • Larus barabensis: Steppes of central Asia; winters mainly in sw Asia east to India
  • Larus michahellis michahellis: Macaronesian Is. and nw Africa east through Mediterranean
  • Larus michahellis atlantis: Azores Islands
  • Larus armenicus: Lakes of Caucasus to e Turkey and Iran; winters to Red Sea
  • Larus vegae vegae: NE Siberia; winters south to China
  • Larus vegae mongolicus: SE Altai and Lake Baikal to Mongolia; winters s Asia
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English:
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull
French:
Goéland argenté, G. pontique ou G. de La Véga


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull ( Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae])
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Larus [argentatus, cachinnans, vegae, fuscus or heuglini]

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Haringmeeu
Arabic: النورس اصفر الأرجل
Azerbaijani: Gümüşü qağayı
Belarusian: Чайка-клыгун
Bulgarian: Сребриста чайка
Breton: Ar gouelan gris, Gwelenn hriz
Catalan: Gavià argentat de pota rosa, Gavià argentat de potes rosa, Gavià argentat de potes roses, Gavina atlàntica
Catalan (Balears): Gavina atlàntica
Czech: racek støíbøitý, Racek stríbritý, Racek stříbřitý
Welsh: Gwylan lwyd, Gwylan y penwaig
Danish: Sølvmåge
German: Silbermöve, Silbermöwe
Greek: Ασημόγλαρος, Ασημόγλαρος του Βορά
Greek (Cypriot): Ασημόγλαρος
English: Herring Gull, Herring, Yellow-legged or Vega Gull
Esperanto: arĝentmevo
Spanish: Gallego, Gaviota Arenquera, Gaviota argentea, Gaviota Argéntea, Gaviota Argéntea Europea, Gaviota del Norte, Gaviota grande, gaviota plateada
Spanish (Chile): Gaviota argentea
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Cuba): Gallego
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gaviota Arenquera, Gaviota del Norte
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota grande
Spanish (Mexico): gaviota plateada
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Peru): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Venezuela): Gaviota Argéntea
Estonian: Hõbekajakas
Basque: Gavià argentat de potes rosa, Kaio hauskara
Finnish: Harmaalokki
Faroese: Fiskimási, Mási
French: Goéland argenté, Goéland argenté, G. pontique ou G. de La Véga
Irish: Faoileán Scadán
Gaelic: Faoileag an Sgadain, Faoileann, Glas-Fhaoileag
Galician: Gaivota arxéntea, Gavià argentat de potes rosa
Manx: Foillan
Haitian Creole French: Mòv gri
Hebrew: שחף כספי
Croatian: Galeb Klaukavac
Hungarian: Ezüstsirály
Armenian: Քրքջան Որոր
Icelandic: Silfurmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano reale nordico
Japanese (romaji): se-guro kamome, segurokamome, Seguro-kamome
Japanese: セグロカモメ
Japanese (Kanji): 背黒鴎
Georgian: ვერცხლისფერი თოლია
Kazakh: Қүмістүсті шағала, Қылањ шағаласы
Korean: 재갈매기
Cornish: Gwylan hern
Scientific: Larus [argentatus, cachinnans or vegae], Larus argentatus, Larus argentatus argentatus
Luxembourgish: Sëlwerméiw
Lithuanian: Sidabrinis kiras
Latvian: Sudrabkaija
Macedonian: Сребренест галеб
Malay: Burung Camar Melaka
Maltese: Gawwija Prima
Dutch: Zilvermeeuw
Norwegian: Gråmåke, Sæing
Polish: mewa srebrzysta
Pinyin: hēi-jǐ ōu, yín-ōu
Portuguese: gaivota argêntea, Gaivota-argêntea
Romansh: Muetta d'argient
Romanian: Pescăruş argintiu
Russian: Серебристая чайка, Чайка серебристая
Northern Sami: Skávli
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Herring Galuviya
Slovak: Čajka striebristá
Slovenian: srebrni galeb
Albanian: Pulëbardha e argjendte
Serbian: srebrnasti galeb, Сребрнасти галеб
Swedish: Gråtrut
Thai: นกนางนวลแฮร์ริ่ง
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-nuan haee-rîŋ
Turkish: Gümüşü Martı, Kuzey Gümüş Martı, kuzey gümüş martısı, kuzey gümüş martysy
Ukrainian: Мартин сріблястий , Сріблястий мартин
Vietnamese: Chim Mòng bể chân vàng, Mòng bể chân vàng
Chinese: 銀鷗, 银 鸥, 银鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 銀鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 黑脊鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 黑脊鸥

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