Slender-billed Gull
Chroicocephalus genei

– medium-sized Gull
– slightly larger than Common Black-headed Gull
– diurnal migrant, to lesser extent nocturnal
– migrates in small to large flocks in formation

BIF082_MPU_I1Q1752_121231_sbgull_AD_morocco_merdja_zerga
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, AD
BIF0082, 12/12/2012, Merdja Zerga, Morocco, Mathias Putze

BIF081_MPU_I1Q1742_121231_sbgull_AD_morocco_merdja_zerga
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, AD
BIF0081, 12/12/2012, Merdja Zerga, Morocco, Mathias Putze

BIF465_MPU_I1Q1251_150226_sbgull-1-AD_oman_shinas
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, AD
BIF0465, 26/02/2015, Shinas, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF466_MPU_I1Q1261_150226_sbgull-1-AD_oman_shinas
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, AD
BIF0466, 26/02/2015, Shinas, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF467_MPU_I1Q9708_150220_sbgull-1W_oman_taqah
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, 2CY
BIF0467, 20/02/2015, Taqah, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF468_MPU_I1Q9655_150220_sbgull-1W_oman_taqah
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, 2CY
BIF0468, 20/02/2015, Taqah, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF469_MPU_I1Q9693_150220_sbgull-1W_oman_taqah
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, 2CY
BIF0469, 20/02/2015, Taqah, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF470_MPU_I1Q7239_150213_sbgull-2-1W_oman_masirah
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, 2CY
BIF0470, 13/02/2015, Masirah, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF471_MPU_I1Q7656_150215_sbgull-FL-1W_oman_khawr-dhurf
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, 2CY, AD (left, background)
BIF0471, 13/02/2015, Masirah, Sultanate of Oman, Mathias Putze

BIF083-3_PFR07043_1-10_120504_sbgull-SOC_1418h_egy_wadi-el-rayan_MS
Slender-billed Gull Chroicocephalus genei, AD, calls in flight
BIF0083, 04/05/2012, Wadi-Al-Rayan, Egypt, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser MKH 30/60

comparison species:
Bonaparte’s Gull
Common Black-headed Gull
Little Gull
Mediterranean Gull
Pallas’s Gull

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