Laughing Gull

Laughing Gull

Summary:

Literature Laughing Gull
[order] Charadriiformes |

Laughing Gull determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Laridae | [latin] Larus atricilla | [UK] Laughing Gull | [FR] Mouette atricille | [DE] Aztekenmöwe | [ES] Gaviota guanaguanare | [IT] Gabbiano sghignazzante | [NL] Lachmeeuw


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Leucophaeus atricilla atricilla West Indies to n Venezuelan islands
  2. Leucophaeus atricilla megalopterus coastal se Canada, e and s USA to e Central America, sw USA, w Mexico
  3. Leucophaeus atricilla NA, LA widespread coasts

Literature

Title
THE SPRING MOULT OF LARUS A TRICILLA LINN.
Author(s): C. WILLIAM BEEBE
Abstract: The subject of the alleged color change in full-grown feathers in certain specific cases, would seem hardly worthy of renewed comment after the thorough papers of Allen and Chapman in the ‘Bulletin’ of the American Museum, Vol. VIII, 1896, pp. 1-44, ..[more]..
Source: The AUK, vol.23
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Title
ENVIRONMENTALLY ACQUIRED LEAD IN THE LAUGHING GULL
Author(s): RAUL V. MUNOZ
Abstract: Lead concentrations were measured in eggs, prefledglings and adult laughing
gulls collected near Galveston, Texas. No lead was found in eggs. Prefledgling
and adult birds had lead ranging from zero to 16 ?tg/g wet tissue. Liver had the
greatest le..[more]..
Source: Journal of Wildlife Diseases Vol. 12, April, 1976
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Title
A vagrant Laughing Gull (Larus africilfa) from Pitcairn Island
Author(s): GRAHAM WRAGG
Abstract: During mid-March 1992, I discovered the remains of a Laughing Gull (Lam
atricilla) at Down Rope Beach, Pitcairn Island. It appeared to have been
dead for approximately one month. The distance from Pitcairn Island to
the wintering grounds of this N..[more]..
Source: NOTORNIS 41
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Title
RESPONSES OF NESTING COMMON TERNS AND LAUGHING GULLS TO FLYOVERS BY LARGE GULLS
Author(s): PAUL M. CAVANAGH AND CURTICE R. GRIFFIN
Abstract: Disturbance can reduce productivity by disrupting nesting behavior. We examined responses of nesting Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) and Laughing Gulls (Larus atricilla) to frequent overhead flights by Herring (L. argentutus) and Great Black-backed (L…[more]..
Source: Wilson Bull., 105(2), 1993, pp. 333-338
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Title
Phylogenetic Diversity and Molecular Detection of Bacteria in
Gull Feces

Author(s): Jingrang Lu et al.
Abstract: In spite of increasing public health concerns about the potential risks associated with swimming in
waters contaminated with waterfowl feces, little is known about the composition of the gut microbial
community of aquatic birds. To address this, a ..[more]..
Source: APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, July 2008, p. 3969-3976
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Title
LAUGHING GULLS (LARUS ATRICILLA) AND BLACK SKIMMERS (RYNCHOPS NIGRA) BROUGHT TO NEWFOUNDLAND BY HURRICANE
Author(s): LESLIE M. TUCK
Abstract: Sea-birds from the West Indies and nearby subtropical regions occasionally occur in New England and the Maritime Provinces of Canada as a result of hurricanes. Peterson (1947) lists three species, the Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) and the Noddy (Anous ..[more]..
Source: Bird Banding vol. 24
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Title
Predation in a salt marsh Laughing Gull colony
Author(s): WILLIAM A. MONTEVECCHI
Abstract: As an apparent consequence of predation pressures many colonial seabirds nest in places inaccessible to terrestrial animals (e.g. Crook and GossCustard 1972). In many parts of their breeding range along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts ooe North America ..[more]..
Source: Auk, Vol. 94
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Title
Aerial Photography Techniques to Estimate Populations of Laughing Gull Nests in Jamaica Bay, New York, 1992-1995
Author(s): Richard A. Dolbeer et al.
Abstract: We evaluated aerial photography (full coverage, using fixed-wing aircraft) and aerial video (transects, using helicopter) surveys to estimate the population of Laughing Gull (Larus ahicilla) nests in Jamaica Bay, New York, during June 1992-1995. We c..[more]..
Source: Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center USDA
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Title
BROWN PELICAN FORAGING SUCCESS AND KLEPTOPARASITISM BY LAUGHING GULLS
Author(s): GARY D. SCHNELL, BARBARA L. WOODS, AND BONNIE J. PLOGER
Abstract: Previous studies have shown age-related differences in feeding success for a number of bird species, particularly those found in marine environments. We compared the foraging success of adult and immature Brown Pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis) feedi..[more]..
Source: The Auk 100: 636-644. July 1983
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All of Laridae

  1. Audouins Gull
  2. Larus audouinii
  1. Black-headed Gull
  2. Larus ridibundus
  1. Black-legged Kittiwake
  2. Rissa tridactyla
  1. Franklins Gull
  2. Larus pipixcan
  1. Great Black-Backed Gull
  2. Larus marinus
  1. Grey-headed Gull
  2. Larus cirrocephalus
  1. Herring Gull
  2. Larus argentatus
  1. Ivory Gull
  2. Pagophila eburnea
  1. Laughing Gull
  2. Larus atricilla
  1. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  2. Larus fuscus
  1. Little Gull
  2. Larus minutus
  1. Mediterranean Gull
  2. Larus melanocephalus
  1. Ring-billed Gull
  2. Larus delawarensis
  1. Rosss Gull
  2. Rhodostethia rosea
  1. Yellow-Legged Gull
  2. Larus cachinnans
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