Larus (Adelarus) hemprichii
Some recent authors place this species and other “black-headed gulls” in genus Ichthyaetus (see L. ichthyaetus, above). Morphometrically linked with L. leucophthalmus. Monotypic.
Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, and Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman, E to S Pakistan and S to NE Kenya (Kiunga Is); in winter S to N Mozambique.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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