Other Names: none
Distribution: Newfoundland and northern Norway in summer; throughout the northern Atlantic in winter.
Size: 85-97 cm in length with a 170-192 cm wingspan.
Plumage: Adults are white with black wing tips and a head tinged with light yellow to orange. They have a long pointed tail and wings. Juveniles are dark gray, variously speckled and patterned with white, becoming whiter with age. The eyes and beak are blue to bluish-gray and the legs are gray to black.