A small gull with a plump belly. Kittiwakes look sleek in flight, with rather long, narrow wings, a short, notched tail, and a slim, fairly short bill.
Larger than a Bonaparte’s Gull, slightly smaller than a Ring-billed Gull.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 15.0-16.1 in (38-41 cm)
- Weight: 10.8-18.5 oz (305-525 g)
- Wingspan: 37.0 in (94 cm)