Slaty-backed Gull

Larus schistisagus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

SBGU

Code 6

LARSCH

ITIS

HEAD

Slaty-backed Gull Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Yellow with reddish purple to pink orbital ring.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Streaked
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Slaty-backed Gull Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 64 cm (25 in)
  • Weight: 1694 g (59.78 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Slaty-backed Gull Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with short glides.
  • Wingspan Range: 142-147 cm (56-58 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink
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