Learn how to identify Mew Gull, its life history, cool facts, sounds and calls, and watch videos. One of the smallest of the "white-headed" gulls, the Mew Gull is common along Pacific Coast beaches in winter. It also occurs in Eurasia, where it is known at the "Common Gull."
Mew gull Habitat: Ocean beaches and ponds Size: Length 16 inches; wingspan 43 inches Fact: Like other gulls, the mew gull has a varied diet. It will sometimes drop mollusks onto a hard surface to break open the shells, allowing it to eat the meat inside. Have you seen a mew gull in Snohomish County?