Family: Laridae (Gulls)
Habitat: Farmland, lakes and reservoirs, marsh, beaches and shorelines, mudflats and sandflats, rock pools, sand dunes, sea stacks, estuaries and sea cliffs.
Size: Length 40-46 cm (16-18 in)
Food: Worms, insects, fish and carrion.
Voice: High-pitched laughing cry.
Season: All year round.
IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern