The Western Gull is a large species of gull found along the west coast of North America. They nest on offshore islands and rocky coastal areas.
Western Gulls feed on marine prey like fish, and invertebrates like squid, crabs, and snails. They will also take eggs and chicks from other species as prey.
While Western Gulls are not considered to be threatened, they have an extremely small range, especially for a gull.
New Birds for Gull Week: Pallas's & Western Gull
Two new birds in the gull family Laridae join Birdorable this week! We've added the Pallas's Gull and the Western Gull to our cute cartoon bird family. The Pallas's Gull is one of ... more