Ring-billed Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Summary:

Literature Ring-billed Gull
[order] Charadriiformes |

Ring-billed Gull determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Laridae | [latin] Larus delawarensis | [UK] Ring-billed Gull | [FR] Goéland à bec cerclé | [DE] Ringschnabelmöwe | [ES] Gaviota de Delaware | [IT] Gabbiano di Delaware | [NL] Ringsnavelmeeuw


Literature

Title
Impact of the Ring-Billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) on the Microbiological Quality of Recreational Water
Author(s): BENOIT LEVESQUE
Abstract: We evaluated the impact of the ring-billed gull (Larus delawarensis) on the microbiological quality of water. We measured fecal coliforms, Salmonella spp., and Aeromonas spp. in the gull droppings and the number of fecal coliforms in the water prior ..[more]..
Source: APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, Apr. 1993, p. 1228-1230
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Title
MIGRATION AND DISPERSAL IN GREAT LAKES RING-BILLED AND HERRING GULLS
Author(s): STEVEN W. GABREY
Abstract: Band-recovery dam for Ring-billed (Larus delawarensis) and Herring (L. argen- tatus) Gulls were analyzed to determine the origins of gulls breeding within the Great Lakes region, the extent of lake and colony fidelity, and the winter and breeding sea..[more]..
Source: J. Field Ornithol., 67(2):327-339
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Title
Importance of migrating salmon smolt in Ring-Billed (Larus delawarensis) and California Gull (L. californicus) diets near Priest Rapids Dam, Washington
Author(s): Darryl L. York et al
Abstract: Ring-billed (Larus delawarensis) and California Gulls (L. californicus) have been implicated in depredations on migrating salmon smolt in the Columbia River. As part of a gull management program conducted in 1995 and 1996, we collected L. delawarensi..[more]..
Source: Western North American Naturalist, Vol 60, No 2 (2000)
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Title
Astaxanthin is responsible for the pink plumage flush
in Franklin’s and Ring-billed gulls

Author(s): Kevin J. McGraw and Lisa S. Hardy
Abstract: Carotenoid pigments produce the red, orange, and yellow plumage of many birds. Carotenoidcontaining
feathers are typically rich in color and displayed by all adult members of the species. In many gulls and
terns, however, an unusual light pink colo..[more]..
Source: J. Field Ornithol. 77(1):29-33, 2006
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Title
PURSUIT AND CAPTURE OF A RING-BILLED GULL BY BALD EAGLES
Author(s): ANDREW W. KRATTER AND MARY K. HART
Abstract: Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) are opportunistic hunters that employ a number
of techniques to capture a wide variety of prey (Bent 1937, Brown and Amadon 1968,
Sherrod et al. 1976, McEwan and Hirth 1980). These eagles are known to occasion..[more]..
Source: Florida Field Naturalist 28(4):198-200, 2000
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Title
Ring-billed gull adoption: what arms race?
Author(s): ANTHONY J. F. HOLLEY
Abstract: In his study of adoption of young by ring-billed gulls, Larus delawarensis, Brown (1998) concludes that adoption results from failure of parents to discriminate their own offspring from vagrant chicks…[more]..
Source: ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR, 2000, 60, F15-F16
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Title
Breeding success relative to nest location and density in Ring-billed Gull colonies.
Author(s): WILLIAM E. SOUTHERN
Abstract: The role of nest location and density in determining breeding success in Ring-billed Gulls (Lams delawarensis), to our knowledge, has not been studied previously. In breeding colonies some nests will be located centrally while others are peripheral…[more]..
Source: THE WILSON BULLETIN Vol. 86, No. 3
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Title
Seasonal Enumeration of Fecal Coliform Bacteria from the
Feces of Ring-Billed Gulls (Larus delawarensis)
and Canada Geese (Branta canadensis)

Author(s): K. A. ALDERISIO AND N. DELUCA
Abstract: Water suppliers have often implicated roosting birds for fecal contamination of their surface waters. Geese
and gulls have been the primary targets of this blame although literature documenting the fecal coliform
content of these birds is quite lim..[more]..
Source: APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 0099-2240/99/$04.0010 Dec. 1999, p. 5628-5630
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Title
OVERHEAD WIRES REDUCE ROOF-NESTING BY RING-BILLED GULLS ANDHERRING GULLS
Author(s): JERROLD L. BELANT, and SHERI K. ICKES
Abstract: The authors evaluated the effectiveness of overhead wires in reducing roof-nesting by ring-billed gulls(Larus delawarensis) and herring gulls (L. argentatus) at a 7.2 ha food warehouse in Bedford Heights, Ohio during1994-1995. In 1994, stainless stee..[more]..
Source: Proc. 17th Vertebr. Pest Conf
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Title
METABOLISM AND THERMOREGULATION IN HATCHLING WESTERN GULLS
Author(s): WILLIAM R. DAWSON AND ALBERT F. BENNETT
Abstract: Parental attentiveness provides hatchlings of many precocial and serniprecocial birds with a large measure of protection from the vagaries of the thermal environment. Nonetheless some of these species differ in thermoregulatory capacity of newly hatc..[more]..
Source: Condor, 82: 103-105
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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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