Adult Herring Gull

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Colouring Pale grey back, white head, yellow bill
Voice Loud and squealing
Feeds on Fish, molluscs, insects, offal
Flight Steady and powerful
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Herring Gull
Adult Herring Gull
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Species Larus argentatus
Category Gulls
StdName Herring Gull
Vital Statistics
Length 21.7 to 26.4 ins
Weight 26.5 to 44.2 ozs
Wingspan 51.2 to 63.0 ins
Lifespan 10 to 20 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Herring Gull (Species=Larus argentatus / Standard Name=Herring Gull)