Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris Vieillot, 1818Reviewable (MD/DCRC)  Synonyms: BTGU.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Charadriiformes   >   Family Laridae   >   Genus Larus   

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Maryland has three accepted records of this extremely rare vagrant from Eurasia. These are from Sandy Point SP in Anne Arundel Co., Assateague Island in Worcester Co., and Fort McHenry NM in Baltimore City.

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Black-tailed Gull (left) with American Herring Gull in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/7/2000). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Black-tailed Gull on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (10/7/2000). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Black-tailed Gull (left) on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (10/7/2000). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/8/2000). Accepted as Maryland's second record (#2000-055). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/8/2000). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/8/2000). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/8/2000). Photo by Mark Hoffman. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull at Yeongjong Island, South Korea (10/2/2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull at Yeongjong Island, South Korea (10/2/2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An adult Black-tailed Gull at Yeongjong Island, South Korea (10/2/2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

An immature Black-tailed Gull at Yeongjong Island, South Korea (10/2/2005). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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