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Thayer's Gull
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Aequorlitornithes
Order: Charadriiformes
Suborder: Lari
Family: Laridae
Subfamily: Larinae
Genus: Larus
Species: L. glaucoides
Subspecies: L. g. thayeri
Trinomial name
Larus glaucoides thayeri
Brooks, WS, 1915
Synonyms

Larus thayeri

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Description

Similar species

American Herring Gull is larger, with yellow eyes and orange orbital ring, lighter grey mantle, darker-tipped primaries on upperparts and underparts, paler legs and heavier bill. Iceland Gull has a lighter grey mantle, usually yellow or sometimes brown eyes, translucent pale wing tips.[1]

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References

  1. ^ Alsop III, Fred J. (2001). Smithsonian Handbooks Birds of North America. Dorling Kindersley. ISBN 0789480018. 

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