The Gray-hooded gull – Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus or Grey-headed gull is a small gull of Type – seabird, Family Laridae and Order Charadriiformes. It is found in S America and s s Africa. In the AWB Region it is found as Resident inland on major rivers and wetlands in Sudan, Chad, Niger and Mali, and as a coastal Resident in SW Western Sahara and Mauritania. But outside of the breeding season it is found more generally over s s Africa, including the Sahel states, Somalia and the Comoros.
Type - seabird - noisy colonial breeder, nests floating or on the ground, Resident Habitat - reedbeds and marshes of major rivers or wetlands, Winter Habitat - more dispersive over s s Africa, both inland and coastal, Order: Charadriiformes Family: Laridae Genus: Chroicocephalus Species - Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus Gray-hooded gull - Species - ebird.org Gray-hooded gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Gray-hooded gull - Species - avibase Gray-hooded gull - Species - wildlifesafari.info Gray-hooded gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org Additional Material... Gray-hooded gull - Images - google.com Gray-hooded gull - Video - youtube.com Gray-hooded gull - Datazone - birdlife.org