Ivory Gull

Other Names: none

Distribution: arctic waters worldwide.

Ivory Gull distribution range map

Description:

Size: 42-44 cm in length with a 110-114 cm wingspan.

Plumage:  Adults are uniform white. Juveniles are similar, but with black bars and spots in varying quantities on the uppersides. The eyes and legs are black and the beak is black with a yellow tip.

Species image
Ivory Gull

Ivory Gull

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
alaska
alberta
british columbia
california
colorado
delaware
greenland
illinois
iowa
labrador
maine
manitoba
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
montana
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north atlantic coast
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
ontario
quebec
rhodeisland
south dakota
tennessee
vermont
virginia
washington
wisconsin
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
flying
perching
walking
Behavior
flocks
Markings
plain
Sounds
soft
Location
high flying
low flying
ground dwelling
north in summer
north in winter
south in summer
south in winter
Habitat
fields
Oceans
Color
white
Body Shape
gull
Size
large
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Bird Species