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    Laughing Gull Identification

    The Four Keys to ID

    • Size & Shape

      Laughing Gulls are medium-sized gulls with fairly long wings and long legs that impart a graceful look when they are flying or walking. They have stout, fairly long bills.

      Relative Size

      Slightly smaller than a Ring-billed Gull

      Relative Sizecrow sizedcrow-sized
      Measurements
      • Both Sexes
        • Length: 15.3-18.1 in (39-46 cm)
        • Weight: 7.2-13.1 oz (203-371 g)
        • Wingspan: 36.2-47.2 in (92-120 cm)