Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Charadriiformes > Family: Laridae > Genus: Pagophila > Species: Pagophila eburnea

Ivory Gull - Pagophila eburnea (Phipps, 1774)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
Protected by 3 international agreements
Natura 2000 species code A519


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Elfenbeinmöwe German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gabbiano eburneo Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gaivota-marfim Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Gaviota Marfileña Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Hósirály Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ismåke Norwegian Direktoratet for Naturforvaltning
Ismås Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ivoormeeuw Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Ivory Gull English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Jäälokki Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mewa modrodzioba Polish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Mouette ivoire French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Synonym Author
Larus eburneus Phipps, 1774

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:06040 European bird-ringing
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Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

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