Gowden maw

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Gowden maw
Glacous Gull on ice.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Faimily: Laridae
Genus: Larus
Species: L. hyperboreus
Binomial name
Larus hyperboreus
Gunnerus, 1767

The gowden maw (Larus hyperboreus) (burgie, muckle scorrie) is a lairge gou, the seicont lairgest gou in the warld that breeds in Arctic regions o the Northren Hemisphere an winters sooth tae shores o the Holarctic.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2015). "Larus hyperboreus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2015: e.T22694343A85048979. Retrieved 4 May 2016.