Western Gull

About the Western Gull

Also known as: Wyman's Gull, Yellow-footed Gull,
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.
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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 21 February 2018
Scientific Name
Larus occidentalis
  • Charadriiformes
  • Laridae
  • Larus
  • L. occidentalis
Birdorable Family
Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 13 October 2018)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
22 to 27 inches
51 to 57 inches
29 to 50 ounces

International Names

Chinese 西美鸥
Czech racek západní
Danish Amerikansk Svartbag
Dutch Californische Meeuw
Finnish amerikanmerilokki
French Goéland d'Audubon
German Westmöwe
Italian Gabbiano occidentale
Japanese アメリカオオセグロカモメ [amerikaoosegurokamome]
Norwegian Kaliforniasvartbak
Polish mewa zachodnia
Portuguese Gaivota-de-pés-rosados
Russian Западная чайка
Spanish Gaviota Occidental
Swedish västtrut
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