Lesser Black-backed Gull - Larus fuscus

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Larus fuscus
Author Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176821
Common Names Spanish: Gaviota sombría
English: Lesser Black-backed Gull
French: Goéland brun
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Larus
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Larus fuscus barabensis
Subspecies: Larus fuscus fuscus
Subspecies: Larus fuscus graellsii
Subspecies: Larus fuscus heuglini
Subspecies: Larus fuscus intermedius
Subspecies: Larus fuscus taimyrensis
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN176821
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)24,424
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets10
Year1758 - 2016
Latitude8.50 - 73.90
Longitude-80.97 - 85.33
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