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Iceland Gull

Larus glaucoides Meyer, B, 1822




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Larus

Scientific:
  Larus glaucoides

Citation:
  Meyer, B, 1822

Reference:
  Zus.Ber.MeyersWolfsTasch.deutsch.Vog. p.197

Protonym:
  Larus glaucoides

Avibase ID:
  FB4FCB27CC5566D1

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FB4FCB27

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176811

Geographic range:

  • Larus glaucoides glaucoides: S and w Greenland; winters to n Europe
  • Larus glaucoides kumlieni: NE Canada (Baffin I. and nw Ungava); winters to n US
  • Larus glaucoides thayeri: Hudson Bay to w Greenland; winters British Columbia to Baja
English:
Iceland Gull
Czech:
racek polární
German:
Polarmöwe
Danish:
Hvidvinget Måge
Spanish:
Gaviota Groenlandesa
Finnish:
grönlanninlokki
French:
Goéland arctique
Icelandic:
Bjartmáfur
Italian:
Gabbiano islandico
Japanese:
aisurandokamome
Japanese:
アイスランドカモメ
Dutch:
Kleine Burgemeester
Norwegian:
Grønlandsmåke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Grønlandsmåse
Polish:
mewa polarna
Portuguese:
Gaivota-polar
Russian:
Полярная чайка
Slovak:
čajka bielokrídla
Swedish:
Vitvingad trut
Ukrainian:
Мартин гренландський
Chinese:
冰岛鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Iceland or Thayer's Gull ( Larus [glaucoides or thayeri])
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 6]
Clements, version 2017:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
Clements, version 2018:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
eBird version 1.50:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.52:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.53:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.54:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 1.55:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 2015:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 2016:
Thayer's/Iceland Gull ( Larus thayeri/glaucoides)
eBird version 2017:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
eBird version 2018:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 6]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 4]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Iceland Gull ( Larus glaucoides) [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Gaviota d'Islandia
Breton: Ar gouelan arc'hlas
Catalan: Gavinot polar
Catalan (Balears): Gavina polar
Czech: Racek polární
Welsh: Gwylan yr Arctig
Danish: Hvidvinget Måge
German: Polarmöwe
Greek: Ισλανδόγλαρος
English: Iceland Gull, Iceland or Thayer's Gull, Kumlien's Gull, Thayer's Gull, Thayer's/Iceland Gull, white-winged gull
English (IOC): Iceland Gull
Esperanto: blankflugila mevo
Spanish: Gaviota de Kumlien, gaviota de Thayer, Gaviota Esquimal, Gaviota Groenlandesa, Gaviota polar
Spanish (Spain): Gaviota Groenlandesa
Spanish (HBW): Iceland Gull
Spanish (Mexico): Gaviota de Groenlandia, gaviota de Thayer
Estonian: polaarkajakas
Basque: Gavinot polar, Kaio hegalzuria
Finnish: Grönlanninlokki
Faroese: Íslandsmási
French: Goéland à ailes blanches, Goéland arctique, Goéland arctique ou G. de Thayer, Goéland de Kumlien, Goéland de Thayer, Goéland de Thayer ou G. arctique
Irish: Faoileán Íoslannach
Gaelic: Faoileag Liath
Galician: Gaivota polar
Manx: Foillan Loughlinagh
Hebrew: שחף איסלנדי
Hungarian: Sarki sirály
Icelandic: Bjartmáfur
Italian: Gabbiano d'Islanda, Gabbiano islandico
Inuktitut: Naujaq
Japanese: aisurandokamome, kanadakamome/aisurandokamome
Japanese: アイスランドカモメ, カナダカモメ/アイスランドカモメ
Greenlandic: Naaja
Korean: 작은흰갈매기
Scientific: Larus [glaucoides or thayeri], Larus glaucoides, Larus glaucoides glaucoides, Larus leucopterus, Larus thayeri/glaucoides
Lithuanian: Mażasis poliarinis kiras, mažasis poliarinis kiras
Latvian: Mazā polārkaija
Moldavian: Pescăruș cu aripi albe
Dutch: Kleine Burgemeester, Thayers Meeuw/Kleine Burgemeester
Norwegian Nynorsk: Grønlandsmåse
Norwegian: Grønlandsmåke
Polish: mewa polarna
Portuguese: gaivota-branca, Gaivota-polar
Portuguese (Portugal): Gaivota-branca
Romanian: Pescăruş cu aripi albe
Russian: Полярная чайка
Slovak: čajka bielokrídla
Slovenian: polarni galeb
Serbian: Islandski galeb
Swedish: Vitvingad trut
Turkish: Grönland Martısı
Ukrainian: Мартин гренландський
Chinese: 冰岛鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 冰洲鷗

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