Body white, except for black wings and back. Tail white with a wide black stripe across the tip. Bill yellow with red tip. Legs yellow. Young birds dark brown with mottled pale brown on the upperparts and a dark brown bill. Body up to 66 cm long.
Pacific Gulls often drop molluscs from height to smash them open on rocks so they can feed on the soft animal inside.
Coastal areas and offshore islands.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern