Laughing gull

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Laughing gull
Laughing Gull adult summer, Daytona Beach, Florida.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus: Leucophaeus
L. atricilla
Binomial name
Leucophaeus atricilla
Leucophaeus atricilla map.svg

Larus atricilla Linnaeus, 1758

The laughing gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) is a type of gull in North and South America. Laughing gulls are omnivores, they eat plants and animals.

Description[change | change source]

The laughing gull breeds on the Atlantic coast of North America, the Caribbean, and northern parts of South America.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Larus atricilla". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.