Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Charadriiformes > Family Laridae > Genus Larus

Larus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

LarusLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Species group names

Chroicocephalus ridibundus (Linnaeus, 1766) synonym

Children

Larus ridibundus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: pulëbardha e rëndomtë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bulgarian: Речна чайка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 English: black-headed gull; common black-headed gull sources: Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.
 English-United States: Common Black-headed Gull sources: African-Eurasian Waterbird Agreement
 Gaelic: sléibhín sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Sléibhín
 German: Lachmöwe sources: Jonsson, L. (1993). Vogels van Europa, Noord-Afrika en het Midden-Oosten [Birds of Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East]. Tirion: Baarn, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-5210-187-6. 560 pp.
 Greek: Καστανοκέφαλος γλάρος sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Sléibhín sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): שחף האגמים sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: gabbiano comune sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: rudagalvis kiras sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: hettemåke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: mewa śmieszka; śmieszka sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: pescăruşul râzător sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: озёрная чайка sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: rečni galeb sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: gaviota reidora sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: skrattmås sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: karabas marti; karabaş martı sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Звичайний мартин; Мартин звичайний; озерний мартин

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1766). Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Laurentii Salvii, Holmiae. 12th ed. v. 1 (pt 1): 1-532.

basis of record

van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376

basis of record

Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London.

additional source

Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station.

additional source

Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.

additional source

Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p.

additional source

Field Guide to Birds of North America 1983

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p.

additional source

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

additional source

Vanderperren, J.-P. (1991). Report Natural History Archive 1990 [Verslag Natuurhistorisch Archief 1990]. De Strandvlo 11(3): 65-75

additional source

Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.

additional source

Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp.

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External Links

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Citation

Adriaens, P. (2012). Larus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137149

Drs Cees Roselaar. Larus ridibundus Linnaeus, 1766. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96929

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/B 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, and only in the Member States in respect of which they are indicated in the Directive, according to Annex II/B of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-11-23 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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