Overview

Distribution

Range

Alaska to Br. Columbia and Saskatchewan; winters to California.
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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Physical Description

Type Information

Type for Larus canus brachyrhynchus
Catalog Number: USNM 370445
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Birds
Sex/Stage: Female; Subadult
Preparation: Skin: Whole
Collector(s): J. Richardson
Year Collected: 1826
Locality: Great Bear Lake, Fort Franklin, On Keith Bay, Mackenzie, Northwest Territories, Canada, North America
  • Type: Richardson. February 1832. Fauna Boreali-Americana. 2 (the birds): 422.
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Type for Larus canus brachyrhynchus
Catalog Number: USNM A4571
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Birds
Sex/Stage: unknown; Adult
Preparation: Skin: Whole
Collector(s): G. Suckley
Year Collected: 1856
Locality: Fort Steilacoom, Pierce, Washington, United States, North America
  • Type: Lawrence. (Not Earlier Than February) 1858. Ann. Lyc. Nat. Hist. New York. 6: 264.
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Cotype for Larus canus brachyrhynchus
Catalog Number: USNM A6471
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Birds
Sex/Stage: unknown; Adult
Preparation: Skin: Whole
Collector(s): T. Turner
Year Collected: 1856
Locality: Puget Sound, Near, Strait of Juan De Fuca or Bellingham Bay, Washington, United States, North America
  • Cotype: Lawrence. (Not Earlier Than February) 1858. Ann. Lyc. Nat. Hist. New York. 6: 265.
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Cotype for Larus canus brachyrhynchus
Catalog Number: USNM A6470
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Birds
Sex/Stage: unknown; Adult
Preparation: Skin: Whole
Collector(s): T. Turner
Year Collected: 1856
Locality: Puget Sound, Near, Strait of Juan De Fuca or Bellingham Bay, Washington, United States, North America
  • Cotype: Lawrence. (Not Earlier Than February) 1858. Ann. Lyc. Nat. Hist. New York. 6: 265.
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