European birds    Bird names   News   Family groups 1-26    Glossary    Plumage    Tips    Thumbnails    Gen. info    Credits    Photos for sale   
NON-PASSERINES     1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9    10     11     12     13     14 15     16     17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     PASSERINES
Common names sorted alphabetically: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   V   W   Y  

10

Audouin's Gull

(Ichthyaetus [Larus] audouinii)
German name(s): "Korallenmöwe"
Size: 44-52 cm; wing span: 1.2-1.3 m

Similar species

Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

Click here for a physical description

Taxonomy, classification

See Audouin's Gull at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

Click here for information on habitat and range

Sightings

Click here for sighting information

Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

BREEDING

Frontal view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage; note the black markings near the tip of the dark-red bill
(photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Lagoa de Albufeira, near Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Near-frontal view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Lagoa de Albufeira, near Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Near-lateral portrait of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Lagoa de Albufeira, near Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Near-lateral view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Lagoa de Albufeira, near Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Near-lateral view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Lagoa de Albufeira, near Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Lateral view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Lagoa de Albufeira, near Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Lateral view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Lateral view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

Lateral view of Audouin's Gull in breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, August 2017]

NON-BREEDING

Lateral view of Audouin's Gull in non-breeding plumage (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Cascais, near Lisbon, Portugal, December 2018]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Lateral view of a second-summer Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Setubal, near Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017]

Lateral view of a second-summer Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Setubal, near Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017]

Near-lateral portrait of a juvenile Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Costa da Caparica, Setubal, near Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017]

Near-lateral view of a juvenile Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Costa da Caparica, Setubal, near Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017]

Lateral view of a juvenile Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Costa da Caparica, Setubal, near Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017]

Lateral view of a juvenile Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, May 2017]

Near-dorsal portrait of a juvenile Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Costa da Caparica, Setubal, near Lisbon, Portugal, May 2017]

Near-dorsal view of a juvenile Audouin's Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, May 2017]

These pages are largely based on our own observations and those of our contributors. The structure of these bird pages is explained HERE. For more salient facts on any bird species please refer to a field guide.

Would you like to contribute photos or sound recordings to this site?
If interested, please CLICK HERE. Credits to contributors are given HERE.