Little Gull

Hydrocoloeus minutus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

LIGU

Code 6

LARMIN

ITIS

HEAD

Little Gull Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black and white
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Little Gull Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 25-28 cm (10-11 in)
  • Weight: 119 g (4.2 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Pale Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Little Gull Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Bounding flight with several rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 74-79 cm (29-31 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Red-orange
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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