Great Black-backed Gull

Larus marinus - Goéland marin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Larus

  • Species
    :

    marinus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 79 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 152 à 167 cm.
  • Weight
    : 1150 à 2150 g
Longevity

20 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Goéland marin,
  • Gavión Atlántico,
  • Gaivotão-real,
  • Mantelmöwe,
  • Dolmányos sirály,
  • Grote Mantelmeeuw,
  • Mugnaiaccio,
  • Havstrut,
  • Svartbak,
  • čajka morská,
  • racek mořský,
  • Svartbag,
  • merilokki,
  • gavinot atlàntic,
  • Svartbakur,
  • mewa siodłata,
  • melnspārnu kaija, ķilens,
  • veliki galeb,
  • Морская чайка,
  • オオカモメ,
  • 大黑背鸥,
  • 大黑背鷗,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged), Estuaries ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands, Coastal Sand Dunes

Geographic range

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