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Xema sabini   (Sabine, 1819)

Sabine's gull

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Laridae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Lepage, D. 2007. (Ref. 7816)

Size / Weight / Age

max. published weight: 998.00 g (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific, Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean and the Arctic.

Short description

Culmen: 2.55 cm; tarsus: 3.598 cm; wing: 26.7 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Coastal. Pelagic. Exhibits surface-seizing and plunge-diving behavior (Ref. 356). Opportunistic feeders. Feeds on small fish and small invertebrates, mainly crustaceans and insects; as well as faeces and carcasses. An arctic breeder; breeding area almost circumpolar with the exception of the Eurasian coast of Arctic Ocean. Nests on islets and flat, moist, grassy terrain of tundras, in pairs or small colonies. Often nests within colonies of Arctic terns (Sterna paradisaea). Common clutch size of 2 eggs. Migrates over oceanic waters southbound to western South America and south-southwestern Africa (Ref. 95138).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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