Bonaparte's Gull

Chroicocephalus philadelphia - Mouette de Bonaparte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Chroicocephalus

  • Species
    :

    philadelphia

Descriptor

Ord, 1815

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 78 à 84 cm.
  • Weight
    : 200 à 250 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bonaparte's Gull (Chroicocephalus philadelphia) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Mouette de Bonaparte,
  • Gaviota de Bonaparte,
  • Gaivota de Bonaparte,
  • Bonapartemöwe,
  • Bonaparte-sirály,
  • Kleine Kokmeeuw,
  • Gabbiano di Bonaparte,
  • Trädmås,
  • Kanadahettemåke,
  • čajka čiernozobá,
  • racek Bonapartův,
  • Bonapartemåge,
  • kuusilokki,
  • gavina de Bonaparte,
  • Trjámáfur,
  • mewa kanadyjska,
  • melnknābja ķīris,
  • ameriški rečni galeb,
  • Бонапартова чайка,
  • ボナパルトカモメ,
  • 博氏鸥,
  • 小黑頭鷗,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries

Geographic range

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