Thayers Gull

Other Names: none

Distribution: Canadian Arctic coasts in summer; Pacific coast of North America in winter.

Thayers Gull distribution range map

Description:

Size: 52-60 cm in length with a 130-140 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally gray above and white below, with gray wing undersides with black tips on the flight feathers. The legs and eyes are black and the beak is yellow with a red spot at the tip.

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Thayers Gull

Thayers Gull

Bill Shape
all-purpose
long billed
Regions
alabama
alaska
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
labrador
louisiana
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
michigan
minnesota
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new foundland
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
northwest territories
nova scotia
nunavut
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pacific coast
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
wisconsin
wyoming
yukon
Tail Shape
squared-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
hopping
Behavior
bounding
jerks
Markings
bold
cross
crown
head
round
tailbands
Sounds
clear
harsh call
staccato
Location
ground dwelling
high perching
low perching
north in summer
south in summer
south in winter
Habitat
coasts
mountains
fields
Forests
Grasslands
Color
brown
gray
yellow
white
red
Body Shape
gull
Size
large
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species