Body white, except for black wings and back. Bill yellow with a small red spot at tip on the lower bill. Legs yellow. Young birds brown with mottled pale brown on upperparts and a dark brown bill. Body up to 60 cm long.
Kelp Gulls attain their adult plumage when about four years old.
Coastal areas and offshore islands.
South-western and south-eastern Australia.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern