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  Black-tailed Gull (Larus crassirostris)

Black-tailed Gull | Larus crassirostris photo
Black-tailed Gull in water

Image by Angie from Sawara, Chiba-ken, Japan - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Black-tailed Gull | Larus crassirostris photo
Black-tailed Gull in flight

Image by Angie from Sawara, Chiba-ken, Japan - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Black-tailed Gull | Larus crassirostris photo
Black-tailed Gull in flight

Image by Angie from Sawara, Chiba-ken, Japan - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BLACK-TAILED GULL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Larus crassirostris in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Larus
Species:crassirostris
Common Name:Black-tailed Gull

Relatives in same Genus
  Laughing Gull (L. atricilla)
  Kelp Gull (L. dominicanus)
  Silver Gull (L. novaehollandiae)
  Pacific Gull (L. pacificus)
  Franklins Gull (L. pipixcan)
  Black-headed Gull (L. ridibundus)