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Leucophaeus
800px-Laughing Gull in Mating Plumage
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) with mating plumage includes black head and red bill.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Genus Leucophaeus

Leucophaeus is a genus of gulls, most of which are dark in plumage, usually with white crescents above and below the eyes. They were placed in the genus Larus until recently.

Species[]

Dolphin Gull (Traill, 1823) (Leucophaeus scoresbii)
Grey Gull (Tschudi, 1843) (Leucophaeus modestus)
Lava Gull (Gould, 1841) (Leucophaeus fulginosus)
Laughing Gull (Linnaeus, 1758) (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Franklin's Gull (Wagler, 1831) (Leucophaeus pipixcan)
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