The Little Gull has a breeding range restricted to the eastern Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin, southern Minnesota, Hudson Bay, and James Bay (Ewins and Weseloh 1999). In Montana, this species has a single record over the past decade.
For a comprehensive review of the conservation status, habitat use, and ecology of this and other Montana bird species, please see Marks et al. 2016, Birds of Montana.
Direct Evidence of Breeding
Indirect Evidence of Breeding