Kelp Gull

Larus dominicanus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

KEGU

Code 6

LARDOM

ITIS

HEAD

Kelp Gull Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Pale 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

Kelp Gull Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 58-61 cm (23-24 in)
  • Weight: 589 g (20.8 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Black
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Black
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Kelp Gull Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with slow steady wing beats; soars on thermals and updrafts.
  • Wingspan Range: 135-140 cm (53-55 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: White
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Yellow-green
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