Birds of the World

Laridae : Gulls, Terns & Skimmers

Andean Gull

Larus serranus

Huacarpay, Peru - December 2008

Andean Gull breeds on the altiplano of the high Andes of South America from northern Ecuador to northern Argentina, usually at altitudes above 4000m, and moves down to the Pacific coast of South America during the austral winter.