Mediterranean gull

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The Mediterranean gull – Ichthyaetus melanocephalus is a small European migratory seabird of the family Laridae. It is a widely dispersed summer breeder and nests colonially in marshes or islands in large lakes. In the winter it is found in the SW Black Sea, the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coasts of W Europe and N Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder to W and Central Turkey, and in winter is found on the Mediterranean coasts of all the relevant countries, including the Atlantic coasts from Morocco to NW Mauritania.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus:  Ichthyaetus

Species...Ichthyaetus melanocephalus
Mediterranean gull - Species - ebird.org
Mediterranean gull - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Mediterranean gull - Bird - birdwatchireland.ie
Mediterranean gull - Database - avibase
Mediterranean gull - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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