Laughing Gull

Leucophaeus atricilla

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

LAGU

Code 6

LARATR

ITIS

HEAD

Laughing Gull Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown-black to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: White and black
  • Throat Color: Black and white.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Laughing Gull Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 38-43 cm (15-17 in)
  • Weight: 400 g (14.1 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Laughing Gull Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Slow flight with deep wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 102-107 cm (40-42 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black, turns red during breeding season.
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