California Gull

Larus californicus - Goéland de Californie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Larus

  • Species
    :

    californicus

Descriptor

Lawrence, 1854

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 58 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 122 à 140 cm.
  • Weight
    : 432 à 885 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Goéland de Californie
adult plum. breeding
Goéland de Californie
adult plum. post breeding

California Gull (Larus californicus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Larus californicus californicus (nw USA)
  • Larus californicus albertaensis (c Canada, nc and nw USA)

Foreign names

  • Goéland de Californie,
  • Gaviota californiana,
  • gaivota-da-califórnia,
  • Kalifornienmöwe,
  • kaliforniai sirály,
  • Prairiemeeuw,
  • Gabbiano della California,
  • prärietrut,
  • Præriegråmåke,
  • čajka plavokrídla,
  • racek mormonský,
  • Canadamåge,
  • preerialokki,
  • gavina de Califòrnia,
  • mewa kalifornijska,
  • Kalifornijas kaija,
  • Калифорнийская чайка,
  • カリフォルニアカモメ,
  • 加州鸥,
  • 加利福尼亞鷗,

Voice song and cries

Goéland de Californie
Third

Habitat

Goéland de Californie
Second

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), P

ermanent Saline, Brackish or alkaline Lakes ; Desert : Hot ; 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, Mud Flats and Salt Flats, Tidepools ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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