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Seagulls are birds seen occasionally in the DreamWorks Dragons Franchise.


Seagulls, also simply called Gulls, are marine birds belonging to the Family Laridae. They are often a combination of grey and white with some black, depending on the species. Seagulls are found worldwide, even in Antarctica. Most live in coastal areas, but some species will move inland. They also migrate great distances. Gulls are very opportunistic feeders and can eat many things other than the typical fish. They even frequent landfills.


In the Franchise, Seagulls don't have a function, except, perhaps, as a nuisance.

In reality, this holds true as well. However, historic Vikings were known to eat a variety of sea birds and their eggs, which may have included seagulls.


How to Train Your Dragon

Seagulls are seen flying in the distance in the movie a number of times, particularly while Hiccup is flying with Toothless. They're seen in flocks traveling among the sea stacks.

Dragons: Race to the Edge, Season 1

In "Dragon Eye of the Beholder, Part 1" when Hiccup and Toothless land on The Reaper, they look at a cage. Hiccup assures Toothless that the cage is empty and has nothing to fear. In the same moment, a seagull flies out and Hiccup states "Okay, now it's an empty cage."

Dragons: Race to the Edge, Season 2

In "Night of the Hunters, Part 1", the Dragon Riders go to the Ship Graveyard to find clues about the Dragon Hunters. A seagull is seen flying above the wreckage of the reaper.

Dragons: Race to the Edge, Season 6

In the episode, "Ruff Transition", Ruffnut tries flying with a baby Razorwhip, Wingnut. She starts to get the hang of it, but then the two have a mid-air crash with a seagull.


How to Train Your Dragon

In this game, the player chooses either Hiccup or Astrid as a character to play. If Astrid is chosen, at one point in the story line, Froglegs will seek her out for help. A seagull stole his armor patterns and he needs help getting them back.

Hey, Astrid! Piglegs says you want armor patterns. Some seagull just flew off with mine. Help me find it, and I'll give you a copy.
  — Froglegs to Astrid  

Dragons: Rise of Berk

Seagulls do not appear in the actual game, but they are mentioned in Primal Broadguard's description.

After an unfortunate incident involving a Death Song, a seagull, and Meatlug, Broadguard was sent out as an additional guard to help Fishlegs survey and map new islands. [src]
  Dragons: Rise of Berk  

School of Dragons

Seagulls do not appear in the actual game, but a comment - "Dodging seagull droppings"- appears during the loading screens of the game.

Dreamworks Dragons: Dawn of New Riders

Seagulls are seen cruising the skies around the island of Havenholme.

Hiccup's Map

On Hiccup's interactive map, there is a drawing of a seagull and its nest with eggs.


  • The Terrible Terrors were purposely designed to share the typical mannerisms and behavior of seagulls.



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