A very large seabird with long, narrow wings, a heavy head and neck, and a long, hooked bill.
Much larger than a Western Gull, slightly smaller than a Short-tailed Albatrossgoose-sized or larger
- Both Sexes
- Length: 25.2-29.1 in (64-74 cm)
- Weight: 77.6-151.7 oz (2200-4300 g)
- Wingspan: 76.0-85.0 in (193-216 cm)