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 Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni)




Heermann's Gull | Larus heermanni photo
Heermann's Gull, La Jolla Shores Beach, La Jolla, California

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Heermann's Gull | Larus heermanni photo
Heermann's Gull, City Wharf, Huntington Beach, California

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Heermann's Gull | Larus heermanni photo
Heermann's Gull (Juvenile), Cove Cliffs, San Diego La Jolla Underwater Park (Ecological Reserve), La Jolla, California

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

HEERMANN'S GULL FACTS

Conservation Status
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "near threatened".

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Larus
Species:heermanni
Common Name:Heermann's Gull


Relatives in same Genus
  Herring Gull (L. argentatus)
  Laughing Gull (L. atricilla)
  California Gull (L. californicus)
  Mew Gull (L. canus)
  Ring-billed Gull (L. delawarensis)
  Western Gull (L. occidentalis)
  Bonaparte's Gull (L. philadelphia)
  Franklin's Gull (L. pipixcan)
  Black-headed Gull (L. ridibundus)