Pacific Gull

Larus pacificus Latham, 1801

The Pacific Gull is Australia's largest gull it is a black-backed gull with a massive yellow bill, broadly tipped with scarlet on both the upper and lower mandible.

How to identify Larus pacificus?

What habitats does Larus pacificus live in?

The Pacific Gull prefers sandy, or less often, rocky coasts and sandy beaches

What is the distribution of Larus pacificus?

Southern Australia

How big does Larus pacificus grow?

58–65 cm with a wingspan of around 137 - 157cm

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