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Ivory Gull Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A small, full-bellied gull with a short neck, a small, rounded head, and a fairly small, straight bill relative to other gulls.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Bonaparte's Gull, smaller than an Iceland Gull.

    Relative Sizebetween crow and goosebetween crow and goose

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 15.8-16.9 in (40-43 cm)
      • Weight: 15.8-24.2 oz (448-687 g)
      • Wingspan: 42.5-47.2 in (108-120 cm)