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Southern black-backed gull, Larus dominicanus, AV336

Physical Description

Study skin of a large gull with mottled brown and cream colouring. Body is in a straight line with the legs straight down along the tail, wings folded back against the sides of the body, and the head tilted so that the beak pointing up. Beak is slightly open.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 95 x 145 x 505mm
Weight: 502g



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