Larus canus   Linnaeus, 1758

common gull

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Laridae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Others; freshwater; brackish.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 46.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 404.00 g (Ref. 356)

Short description Morphology

Culmen: 3.54 cm; wing: 35.1 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 40 to 46 cm; Wingspan: 119 to 122 cm (Ref. 8812). Coastal. Displays dipping behavior. Exhibits kleptoparasitism (Ref. 356). Yolk formation takes 5 to 8 days. Reported rearing of two broods in a breeding season. Fostering behavior where foster parents and foster chicks are closely related. Decline in population as an adverse effect of the introduction of American mink (Mustela vison) in the United Kingdom (Ref. 87784).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown