Herring Gull

Larus argentatus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

HERG

Code 6

LARARG

ITIS

HEAD

Herring Gull Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Light yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Herring Gull Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 56-66 cm (22-26 in)
  • Weight: 1499 g (52.9 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Pale Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Herring Gull Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Strong steady flight with deep wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 137-147 cm (54-58 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink
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