Western Gull

Larus occidentalis

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

WEGU

Code 6

LAROCC

ITIS

HEAD

Western Gull Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown to gray brown and sometimes yellow-brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: White
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: White
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Western Gull Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 61-69 cm (24-27 in)
  • Weight: 1189 g (41.97 oz)
  • Size: Large (16 - 32 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Gray
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Dark Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Western Gull Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with deep steady wing beats., Often soars on updrafts.
  • Wingspan Range: 137-147 cm (54-58 in)
  • Wing Shape: Long-Wings, Tapered-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Pink
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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