A very small, compact gull, the size of a medium-sized tern, with moderately long but rounded wings, short tail, small head, fine, pointed bill, and short legs.
Larger than a Black Tern, slightly smaller than a Bonaparte’s Gull.crow-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 11.4-11.8 in (29-30 cm)
- Weight: 3.5-5.3 oz (100-150 g)
- Wingspan: 24.0 in (61 cm)