This is one of the many species of seagull, the Laughing Gull.
The laughing gull (Leucophaeus atricilla) is a medium-sized gull of North and South America. It is 14 to 16 inch long with a 39 to 43 inch wingspan. The summer adult's body is white apart from the dark grey back and wings and black head. Its wings are much darker grey than all other gulls of similar size l, and they have black tips. The beak is long and red. The black hood is mostly lost in winter.
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