Ivory Gull

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Ivory Gull

Pagophila eburnea
  • ORDER: Charadriiformes
  • FAMILY: Laridae
Basic Description

A small white gull of the high Arctic, the Ivory Gull only rarely comes south of the Bering Sea or the Maritime Provinces. In fact, it rarely is found away from pack ice, spending the winter on the ice north of Newfoundland.

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Other Names
  • Gaviota Marfileña (Spanish)
  • Mouette blanche (French)
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