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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825 
AphiaID: 212626

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLaridae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLarus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLarus leucophthalmus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLarus Linnaeus, 1758
Source  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Indian Ocean [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (83 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Larus leucophthalmus
Larus leucophthalmus
Larus leucophthalmus
Larus leucophthalmus
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212626
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Larus leucophthalmus Temminck, 1825. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212626 on 2014-12-25
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