Tag: Gulls and terns

Ivory Gull (Pagophila eburnea)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Pagophila eburnea | [UK] Ivory Gull | [FR] Mouette blanche | [DE] Elfenbeinmowe | [ES] Gaviota Marfilena | [NL] Ivoormeeuw Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Xema eburnea Pagophila eburnea EU, NA n coasts Arctic Ocean Physical charateristics The Ivory Gull is […]

Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Phaetusa simplex | [UK] Large-billed Tern | [FR] Sterne a gros bec | [DE] Grossschnabel-Seeschwalbe | [ES] Charran Picudo | [NL] Grootsnavelstern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Larosterna simplex Phaetusa simplex SA widespread Phaetusa simplex chloropoda sc and se Phaetusa simplex […]

Slender-billed Gull (Larus genei)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Larus genei | [UK] Slender-billed Gull | [FR] Goeland railleur | [DE] Dunnschnabel-Mowe | [ES] Gaviota picofina | [NL] Dunbekmeeuw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Distinctive shape, with long sloping forehead, long slightly drooping bill, and long legs. Head, neck, rump and tail white. Back and upperwings grey. […]