Glaucous Gull

Larus hyperboreus

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

GLGU

Code 6

LARHYP

ITIS

HEAD

Glaucous Gull Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Yellow
  • Head pattern: Plain, Streaked
  • Crown Color: White with brown streaking.
  • Forehead Color: White with brown streaking.
  • Nape Color: White with brown streaking.
  • Throat Color: White with brown streaking in the winter.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Glaucous Gull Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 66-76 cm (26-30 in)
  • Weight: 1819 g (64.19 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

Glaucous Gull Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Soars on thermals and updrafts., Slow steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 142-152 cm (56-60 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Squared Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink
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