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Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)

Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)

Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)



Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus) - 1st Winter Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus) Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)

Class: Aves
Family: Laridae
Common Name: Kelp Gull
Genus: Larus
Species Name: dominicanus

About The Kelp Gull

The Kelp Gull breeds on coasts and islands through much of the southern hemisphere. It is found on a number of subantarctic islands, on the Antarctic peninsula, on the southern coast of Australia and all of New Zealand, on the southern cost of Africa and Madagascar, and on the coast of South America as far north as Ecuador and southern Brazil1.

Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Larus dominicanus. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

Africa: Eastern and Southern
Argentina
Chile
New Zealand

Member Lifelists

Africa
Argentina
Australasia
South America
World

Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes
1/6/2003
Local name: Cape Gull. Saw one swallowing a dead nestling Cape Gannet whole.
1/3/2012
Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)
Local Name: Black-backed Gull
6/26/2019
6/28/2019
7/1/2019
7/2/2019
7/3/2019

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