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European or American Herring Gull

Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus] (= 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

Link:
  


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F5984E6BC96FEB84

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F5984E6B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F5984E6B


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
English:
European or American Herring Gull
French:
Goéland argenté ou G. hudsonien


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
European or American Herring Gull ( Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus])
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus) [version 4]
Oriental Bird Club:
Herring Gull ( Larus argentatus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae]

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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: European or American Herring Gull, Herring Gull, Vega Gull, Winter 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 (Spain): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota grande
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota Plateada
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Panama): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Peru): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gaviota Argéntea
Spanish (Venezuela): Gaviota Argéntea
Estonian: Hõbekajakas
Basque: Gavià argentat de potes rosa, Kaio hauskara
Finnish: Harmaalokki
Faroese: Fiskimási, Mási
French: Goéland arganté, Goéland argenté, Goéland argenté ou G. hudsonien
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, 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
Korean: 재갈매기
Cornish: Gwylan hern
Scientific: Larus [argentatus or smithsonianus], 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, Mewa zóltonoga
Pinyin: hēi-jǐ ōu, yín-ōu
Portuguese: gaivota argêntea, Gaivota-argêntea
Portuguese (Portugal): Gaivota-prateada
Romansh: Muetta d'argient
Romanian: Pescăruş argintiu
Russian: Serebristaya Chayka, 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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