Diet: Omnivore: Fish, crustaceans, marine invertebrates, human leftovers
Average lifespan: 15 years (but can live up to 25 years)
Average size: Length: 22–27 in.; Wingspan: 47–57 in.
Average weight: 2–3 lb.
Did You Know?
Gulls have salt glands in the grooves of their skull that allow them to process excess salt from ocean water. Although they prefer fresh water, gulls can drink salt water if necessary.
Last updated: November 9, 2018