Brown-headed gull

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The Brown-headed gull – Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus is a small migratory Asian gull of Type – seabird of the family Laridae and the Order Charadriiformes. It is a summer breeder to the high plateaus of Central Asia from Tajikistan to Inner Mongolia. It migrates S to winter in large inland lakes and the coastal areas of the Indian sub-continent and SE Asia eastwards to Macao. In the AWB Region it is only Accidental.

Type - seabird - 
Summer Habitat - Asian high plateaus, 
Winter Habitat - typically onshore coastal zones, large inland wetlands,

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus:  Chroicocephalus

Species...Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus
Brown-headed gull - Species - ebird.org
Brown-headed gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Brown-headed gull - Seabirds - wildlifetrusts.org
Brown-headed gull - Database - avibase
Brown-headed gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Brown-headed gull - Images - google.com
Brown-headed gull - Video - youtube.com
Brown-headed gull - Datazone - birdlife.org
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