Andean Gull (Chroicocephalus serranus)

This gull is much larger than the very similar European Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus), but at first a European might think this is a gull that has strayed far from it’s home range. It’s very conspicuous against the brown landscape, but this highland is its home, and it’s common in the Andes.

Andean Gull (Chroicocephalus serranus)

Altitude: 4227 metres.

It sounds like this:


Last updated on 27 April 2022