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Larus vegae (Herring Gull)

Synonyms: Larus argentatus vegae

Wikipedia Abstract

This article is about the bird. For the aircraft, see Percival Vega GullThe Vega gull, East Siberian gull, or East Siberian herring gull (Larus vegae) is a large gull of the herring gull/lesser black-backed gull complex which breeds in North-east Asia. Its classification is still controversial and uncertain. It is variously treated as a separate species, as a subspecies of American herring gull (L. smithsonianus) or included with both the American herring gull and European herring gull in L.
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Infraspecies

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  2.43 lbs (1.10 kg)
Female Weight [1]  2.22 lbs (1.01 kg)
Male Weight [1]  2.64 lbs (1.20 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  19.1 %

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Shaw Tsen-Hwang. 1936. The birds of Hopei Province. - Zoologia Sinica. Series B. The Vertebrates of China. Vol. 15. Fan Memorial Institute of Biology, Peiping
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