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Vega Gull

Larus vegae Palmén, 1887

The Vega gull, East Siberian gull, or East Siberian herring gull is a large gull of the herring gull/lesser black-backed gull complex which breeds in Northeast Asia. Its classification is still controversial and uncertain. It is variously treated as a separate species, as a subspecies of the American herring gull or included with both the American herring gull and European herring gull in L. argentatus. The Mongolian gull, Larus mongolicus, has previously been regarded as a subspecies of the Caspian gull but is now sometimes lumped with the Vega gull. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Larus
Scientific:
  Larus vegae


Original description

Citation:
  Palmén, 1887

Reference:
  Vega-exped.vetensk.[Nordenskiold] p.370

Protonym:
  Larus argentatus Brünn. var. Vegae

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42265987


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  F01A756B334DF946

Avibase ID:
  avibase-F01A756B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F01A756B


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824078

Geographic range:

  • Larus vegae vegae: NE Siberia; winters south to China
  • Larus vegae mongolicus: SE Altai and Lake Baikal to Mongolia; winters s Asia
English:
Vega Gull
Czech:
racek východosibiřský
Danish:
Vegamåge
German:
Ostsibirienmöwe
Spanish:
Gaviota del este de Siberia
Finnish:
siperianharmaalokki
French:
Goéland de La Véga
Croatian:
Istočnosibirski srebrnasti galeb
Hungarian:
kelet-szibériai heringsirály
Italian:
Gabbiano siberiano
Japanese (romaji):
Segurokamome
Japanese:
セグロカモメ
Lithuanian:
Sibirinis sidabrinis kiras
Dutch:
Vegameeuw
Norwegian:
Sibirmåke
Polish:
mewa tundrowa
Portuguese:
Gaivota-prateada-siberiana
Russian:
Восточносибирская чайка
Slovak:
čajka sibírska
Swedish:
vegatrut
Ukrainian:
мартин сибірський
Chinese:
西伯利亚银鸥
Chinese (Traditional):
織女銀鷗〔西伯利亞銀鷗〕


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
Larus argentatus vegae
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Goéland de la Véga ( Larus vegae)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
East Siberian Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
East Siberian Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
East Siberian Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
East Siberian Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
East Siberian Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
East Siberian Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 4]
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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Oriental Bird Club:
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Vega Gull ( Larus vegae) [version 4]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Larus vegae [version 4]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Larus [argentatus, smithsonianus or vegae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Czech: racek východosibiřský
Danish: Vegamåge
German: Ostsibirienmöwe, Silbermöwe-vegae
Greek: Ασημόγλαρoς της Σιβηρίας
English: East Siberian Gull, Herring gull, Vega Gull
Esperanto: Siberia arĝentmevo
Spanish: Gaviota del este de Siberia
Estonian: siberi hõbekajakas
Persian: کاکایی وگا (شرق سیبری)
Finnish: siperianharmaalokki
French: Goéland de la Véga, Goéland de Véga, Goéland du Vega
Frisian: Vegamiuw
Galician: Gaivota arxéntea siberiana
Croatian: Istočnosibirski srebrnasti galeb
Hungarian: kelet-szibériai heringsirály
Italian: Gabbiano della Vega, Gabbiano siberiano
Japanese (romaji): Segurokamome, seguro-kamome
Japanese: セグロカモメ
Mongolian, Halh: мөсний цахлай, мөсны цахлай
Korean: 재갈매기
Scientific: Larus argentatus vegae, Larus heuglini vegae, Larus vegae, Larus vegae vegae
Lithuanian: Sibirinis sidabrinis kiras
Latvian: Sibīrijas sudrabkaija
Mongolian: мөсний цахлай, мөсны цахлай
Dutch: Oost-Siberische Meeuw, Vegameeuw
Norwegian: Sibirmåke
Polish: mewa tundrowa
Portuguese: Gaivota-prateada-siberiana
Rhaeto-Romance: Muetta sibirica
Russian: Восточносибирская чайка
Northern Sami: Sibirjjáskávli
Slovak: čajka sibírska
Swedish: Vegatrut
Thai: นกนางนวลพันธุ์มองโกเลีย
Ukrainian: Мартин (сріблястий) сибірський, мартин сибірський
Vietnamese: Mòng bể vega
Chinese: 紅腳銀鷗, 织女银鸥, 西伯利亚银鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 織女銀鷗〔西伯利亞銀鷗〕

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