Sabines Gull

Other Names: none

Distribution: arctic coasts in summer; northern waters worldwide in winter.

Description:

Size: 30-36 cm in length with a 80-87 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally white, with black primary flight feathers and a triangular white patch on the rear edge of the gray wings. The hood is dark in breeding plumage. The beak is black with a yellow tip, and the legs and eyes are black.

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Sabines Gull

Sabines Gull

Bill Shape
all-purpose
long billed
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
aleutians
arizona
arkansas
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
florida
georgia
greenland
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new foundland
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north atlantic coast
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pacific coast
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
notched-tail
long tailed
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
perching
Markings
eye
plain
tailbands
Sounds
staccato
Location
high perching
low perching
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
Forests
Grasslands
Color
brown
gray
white
rust
Body Shape
gull
Size
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species