Species Details

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Pallas’s (Great Black‑headed ) Gull Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus
Family : Laridae
Order : Charadriiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Coast
Description : The Great Black-headed Gull is a large pale grey bird with a black head in the summer and black mask in the winter (adult bird length approximately 70 cm, wing 47.5 cm, bill 6 cm, tarsus 8 cm, tail 18 cm). It feeds on fish, crustaceans, insects, small mammals
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Ján Svetlík (www.inaturalist.org/people/Ján Svetlík ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.