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Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus

  • Order: Charadriiformes
  • Family: Laridae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Pablo Yorio
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The Olrog’s Gull is a threatened endemic species of the Atlantic coast of Argentina. It has a restricted breeding distributional range, small total population size and a rather specialized feeding ecology, consuming mostly crabs during the breeding season. In winter, part of the population may disperse north, reaching Uruguay and Brazil.

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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Yorio, P. (2009). Olrog's Gull (Larus atlanticus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.olrgul1.01