Yellow-legged Gull

Yellow-legged Gull


Literature Yellow-Legged Gull
[order] Charadriiformes |

Yellow-Legged Gull determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Laridae | [latin] Larus cachinnans | [UK] Yellow-Legged Gull | [FR] Goéland leucophée | [DE] Mittelmeermöwe | [ES] Gaviota patiamarilla | [IT] Gabbiano reale | [NL] Geelpootmeeuw

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Larus michahellis michahellis w and s Europe, nw Africa, Mediterranean
  2. Larus michahellis atlantis Azore, Madeira and Canary Is.
  3. Larus michahellis EU w


Courtship feeding between Yellow-legged Gull Larus cachinnans and Herring Gull L. argentatus in the Western Mediterranean
Author(s): Daniel Oro
Abstract: Several species of large white-headed gulls, genus Larus, often hybridize freely where they occur sympatrically (Ingolfsson 1987, Pierotti 1987, Spear 1987, Pierotti & Annett 1993). In the Ebro Delta (Ebro Delta National Park, 40º37’N, 00º35’E, north..[more]..
Source: Marine Ornithology 25: 74-75 (1997)
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Deconstructing myths on large gulls and their impact on
threatened sympatric waterbirds

Author(s): D. Oro & A. Mart´?nez-Abra´?n
Abstract: Owing to increasing population trends and facultative predatory habits, large gulls
have been identified as significant agents of change in the alteration of many
ecological communities. Often, they are perceived as negatively impacting the
Source: Animal Conservation 10 (2007) 117-126
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Predation by a Marsh Harrier Circus
aeruginosus on Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis nests

Author(s): Albert Bertolero
Abstract: This note reports a case of predation by an adult female Marsh Harrier Circus aeruginosus on
three nests of Yellow-legged Gulls Larus michahellis at the Ebro Delta. The predation was
observed on 4 April 2002 on one of the dykes that separate the sa..[more]..
Source: Revista Catalana d’Ornitologia 19:38-40, 2002
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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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