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Larus canus   Linnaeus, 1758

common gull

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Laridae
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Main reference
Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 46.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 404.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others; freshwater; brackish

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Northeast Pacific and the Mediterranean.
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Short description
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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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