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 Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)




Herring Gull | Larus argentatus photo
Herring Gull, Forillon National Park, Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec

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

HERRING GULL FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Larus
Species:argentatus
Common Name:Herring Gull


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