Order: Charadriiformes| Family: Laridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Arica, Chile
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Central Chile
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lima-Peru
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Ica, Peru
Status: The Brown-hooded Gull is a rare vagrant along the coast of Peru. Records appear to be increasing, or perhaps it was previously overlooked. It also occurs in Br and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Gaviota de Capucha Café.
Sub-species: Brown-hooded Gull (Chroicocephalus maculipennis), M. H. C. Lichtenstein 1823.
Meaning of Name: Chroicocephalus: Gr. khroizö= color and kephalos, kephale= his head. maculipennis: L. macula= painted and pennis, penna= wing feathers, feather.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.