Gull, Ivory bird pictures

Gull, Ivory bird picturesIVORY GULL
39. Pagophila alba. 17 inches.

The little Snow Gull, as it is often called, in the breeding season is entirely white; the bill is tipped with yellow and there is a red ring about the eye.

Nest. - Of grasses and seaweed, on the cliffs in the Arctic regions. Three grayish buff eggs are laid marked with brown and black (2.30 x 1.70).

Range. - North of the Arctic Circle, and winters south to British Columbia.