Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Gulls :: Relict Gull

Relict Gull Larus relictus

Described by: Loennberg (1931)
Alternate common name(s): Lonnberg's Gull, Central Asian Gull
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Song Do, Incheon, South Korea - Date unknown © Charlie Moores  Song Do, Incheon, South Korea - Jan, 2003 © Nial Moores/Birds Korea 
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C. Asia;
Fragmented distribution;
Ex. restricted breeding range;
Breeds in se. Kazakhstan (Lake Alakol, Lake Sasakol, Lake Balkhash), ex. nw. Mongolia (Lake Orog), cs. Siberia (Transbaicalia, Lake Barun-Toray) and nc. China (Inner Mongolia).
Recorded on migration and during winter from n., ce. and se. China (n. Kansu, Shaanxi Province), Korea (Suncheon Bay), Japan and Vietnam (e. China Sea).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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