Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi


Bai Qing-Quan. 2008. The finding of Kyushu banded Saunders's Gull in Dandong. China Crane News 12(1): 53.

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Cao, L.; Barter, M. A.; Wang, X. 2008. Saunders's Gull: a new population estimate. Bird Conservation International 18(4): 301-306.

Jiang, H. 2007. The color flag and surveys of Saunders's Gull. Newsletter of China Ornithological Society 16(2): 35-36.

Jiang, H.X.; Hou, Y.Q.; Chu, G.Z.; Qian, F.W.; Wang, H.; Zhang, G.G.; Zheng, G.M. 2010. Breeding population dynamics and habitat transition of Saunders's Gull Larus saundersi in Yancheng National Nature Reserve, China. Bird Conservation International 20(1): 13-24.

Kanai, Y.; Ueta, M.; Germogenov, N.; Nagendran, M.; Mita, N.; Higuchi, H. 2002. Migration routes and important resting areas of Siberian cranes (Grus leucogeranus) between northeastern Siberia and China as revealed by satellite tracking. Biological Conservation 106(3): 339-346.

Ke, C.Q.; Zhang, D.; Wang, F.Q.; Chen, S.X.; Schmullius, C.; Boerner, W.M.; Wang, H. 2011. Analyzing coastal wetland change in the Yancheng National Nature Reserve, China. Regional Environmental Change 11(1): 161-173.

Liu Yang; Holt, P.; Zhang Zhengwang. 2007. Wintering records of Saunders's Gull in Bohai Bay, China. Journal of the Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 38(2): 100-103.

Liu, C.; Jiang, H.; Hou, Y.; Zhang, S.; Su, L.; Li, X.; Wen, Z. 2010. Habitat changes for breeding waterbirds in Yancheng National Nature Reserve, China: A remote sensing study. Wetlands 30(5): 879-888.

Robson, C. R. 2002. From the field - China. Oriental Bird Club Bulletin 36: 64.

The Diplomat. 2016. Modernizing Nature: China’s Yellow River Delta Reserve. Available at:

Zhang, J.Z.; Huang, H., Bi, H. 2015. Land subsidence in the modern Yellow River Delta based on InSAR time series analysis. Natural Hazards 75(3): 2385-2397.

Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Saundersilarus saundersi. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022.