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Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus  (Vieillot, 1818)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 824035

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Grey-hooded Gull [English]
 
    Mouette à tête grise [French]
 
    Gray-hooded Gull [English]
 
    Grey-headed Gull [English]
 
    Gaviota cabecigrís [Spanish]
 
    gaivota-de-cabeça-cinza [Portuguese]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderCharadriiformes  – Shore Birds, Gulls, Alcids, Plovers, Oystercatchers, goélands, alcidés, Auks, huîtriers  
                            FamilyLaridae  – Gulls, Terns, becs-en-ciseaux, goélands, labbes, mouettes, Skimmers  
                               GenusChroicocephalus Eyton, 1836  
                                  SpeciesChroicocephalus cirrocephalus (Vieillot, 1818) – Grey-hooded Gull, Mouette à tête grise, Gray-hooded Gull, Grey-headed Gull, Gaviota cabecigrís, gaivota-de-cabeça-cinza  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus cirrocephalus (Vieillot, 1818)  
                                     Subspecies Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus poiocephalus (Swainson, 1837)  
       

 References
       
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  Source: AOU Check-List (08-2011), website (version Aug-2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "Check-list of North American Birds - List of the 2,078 Bird Species Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-52), maintained at http://www.aou.org/   
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, Gray-hooded Gull [English], Mouette à tête grise [French]   
       
  Source: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/   
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at http://www.worldbirdnames.org [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, Grey-headed Gull [English], Mouette à tête grise [French], gaivota-de-cabeça-cinza [Portuguese], Gaviota cabecigrís [Spanish]   
       
  Source: IOC World Bird List, Master List v2.9, website (version 2.9)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Master list and sub-lists are maintained at http://www.worldbirdnames.org/names.html, and 'virtually replace' Gill & Wright 2006 (Birds of the World, Recommended English Names)   
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, Grey-hooded Gull [English]   
       
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.04.02, website (version 02-Apr-11)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at http://www.zoonomen.net   
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, E. C., and J. V. Remsen Jr., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 4th Edition, Vol. 1 Non-passerines   
  Page(s): l + 461   
  Publisher: Aves Press   
  Publication Place: Eastbourne, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780956861108   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus, Gray-hooded Gull [English], Grey-hooded Gull [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Howell, Steve N. G., Ian Lewington, and Will Russell  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Rare Birds of North America   
  Page(s): xviii + 428   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780691117966   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
    North America  
    South America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Incidental  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Change English name of Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus to Grey-headed Gull, which prevails in Africa and elsewhere (IOC List v11.2)  
 

 

   

 
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