Oriental Bird Images

Mew Gull/Common Gull Larus canus   - In flight
Mew Gull/Common Gull
Photographer : © Michelle and Peter Wong
Location :Hokkaido, Japan
Date : 4 March 2018
English synonyms:Common Kamchatka Gull (camtschatchensis), Kamchatka Gull (camtschatchensis), Sea Mew, Short-Billed Gull (brachyrhynchus)
Bird Family :Larini - Gulls
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Note that the subspecies name camtschatchensis is the correct spelling; previously rendered kamtschatschensis.
Mlíkovský, J. (2012) Nomenclatural notes on the East Asian form of the Mew Gull Larus canus Linnaeus, 1758 (Aves: Laridae). Zootaxa 3356: 65–68.