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Caspian Gull

(Larus cachinnans)
Alternate name(s): "White-headed Gull*"
German name(s): "Steppenmöwe", "Weisskopfmöwe"

Size: 55-60 cm; wing span: 1.38-1.47 m
Weight: 680-1600 g

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

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Caspian Gull at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Sex unknown

BREEDING

Lateral view of an adult Caspian Gull, second from left, together with a first-winter immature bird, centre, and several juveniles (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Port of Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, February 2018]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Close-up lateral portrait of a first-winter immature Caspian Gull (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Port of Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, February 2018]

Lateral portrait of a first-winter immature Caspian Gull, with a juvenile obscured behind it (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Port of Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, February 2018]

Lateral view of a first-winter immature Caspian Gull, with a juvenile obscured behind it (photo courtesy of G. Pinelas)
[Port of Sesimbra, Setubal, Portugal, February 2018]

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