The Silver Gull has a white head, tail and underparts, with a light grey back and black-tipped wings. In adult birds the bill, legs and eye-ring are bright orange-red
What habitats does Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae live in?
The Silver Gull is found at virtually any watered habitat and is rarely seen far from land. Birds flock in high numbers around fishing boats as these leave or return to the coast, but seldom venture far out to sea
What is the distribution of Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae?
The Silver Gull is common throughout Australia and is also found in New Zealand and New Caledonia
How big does Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae grow?
38–43 cm with a wing span of 91–96 cm
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