WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825

212626 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212626)
accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 45 cm. Plumage: above, back and wings...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 45 cm. Plumage: above, back and wings grey, head and V down fore neck to breast black, (white speckling on head in non-breeding dress); prominent white crescents above and below eye; rump and tail white; white trailing edge to spread wing; below white, chest washed pale grey; prominent white collar on hindneck; flight feathers mostly black. Immature like adult but head and neck brownish grey, tail with broad black tip. Bare parts: iris dark brown; eyering red; bill red tipped black, black in immature; feet and legs yellowish, greenish grey in immature. Habitat: inshore and offshore. Endemic to Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, visitor to Somalia and perhaps Kenya. <389><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Larus leucophthalmus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212626 on 2017-11-23

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 45 cm. Plumage: above, back and wings grey, head and V down fore neck to breast black, (white speckling on head in non-breeding dress); prominent white crescents above and below eye; rump and tail white; white trailing edge to spread wing; below white, chest washed pale grey; prominent white collar on hindneck; flight feathers mostly black. Immature like adult but head and neck brownish grey, tail with broad black tip. Bare parts: iris dark brown; eyering red; bill red tipped black, black in immature; feet and legs yellowish, greenish grey in immature. Habitat: inshore and offshore. Endemic to Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, visitor to Somalia and perhaps Kenya. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwitoogmeeuw  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhite-eyed gullUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea black-headed gull  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgoéland à iris blanc  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorweißgemusterte MöweUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWeißaugenmöwe  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbaltaakis kiras  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΛευκόφθαλμος γλάρος  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormewa białooka  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorбелоглазая чайка  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrdečemorski galeb  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgaviota ojiblanca  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeyaz gözlü martı  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorМартин білоокий  [details]