A stocky gull with a deep chest, a heavy bill, and a large head that makes the eye appear small. This can give the impression of a “snowman” of a bird compared to other large gulls.
Larger than a Herring Gull, slightly smaller than a Great Black-backed Gull.between crow and goose
- Both Sexes
- Length: 26.8 in (68 cm)
- Weight: 44.1-95.2 oz (1250-2700 g)
- Wingspan: 58.7-71.7 in (149-182 cm)