Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: East Siberian Gull
East Siberian Gull Larus vegae
Described by: Palmen (1887)
Alternate common name(s): Vega Gull, Nelson's Gull, Pink-legged Herring Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeEx. ne. Europe, ne. Asia (Siberia and Mongolia) and ex. nw. North America;
(1) Ne. Siberia from the e. Taimyr Peninsula e. to the Chukotski Peninsula, Anadyrland and Korylkland.
Winters s. to China, Taiwan, Japan, Bonin Is. and w. to the Aleutians and w. Alaska.
(2) Se. Altai and Lake Baikal e. to Mongolia.
Winters in s. Asia.
(3) N. Russia and Arctic Is.
Winters along the coasts of e. China and Taiwan.
Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is standing on mudflat.
No sounds are available for this species
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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