Caspian gull

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The Caspian gull – Larus cachinnans is a large Eurasian gull of Type – seabird of the family Laridae and the Order Charadriiformes. It tends to be resident in E Europe more migratory in Central Asia and winters around the coastal regions of the Middle East. In the AWB Region it winters in the S coastal areas of the Black and Caspian Seas, in Iran it is absent from Central Iran but is found elsewhere. The main wintering area of the species is around all the coastal areas of the Arabian Peninsular plus NE Egypt, Sinai and the Levant.

Type - seabird - breeds inland near water,  
Summer Habitat - flat low lying ground near water, 
Winter Habitat - typically coastal areas and inshore waters, 

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus:  Larus

Species...Larus cachinnans
Caspian gull - Species - ebird.org
Caspian gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Caspian gull - Gulls - gullstothehorizon
Caspian gull - Database - avibase
Caspian gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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