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Franklin's Gull

Mouette de Franklin

Leucophaeus pipixcan

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Birds of North America

The Franklin's Gull is similar in appearance to the Laughing Gull seen in the southeastern regions of North America. It can be found throughout the Canadian western provinces and the central regions of the United States. It is seen in Texas during its spring and fall migration flights.

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Franklin's Gull

B L W W W Family Latin Name
14.5" 37cm 36" 91cm 10 oz 283.5g Laridae Leucophaeus pipixcan
  • Summer
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Franklin's Gull range

References to Other Bird Sites:

Avibase - the world bird database

ABA - American Birding Association

AOS - The American Ornitholgy Society

ABC - American Bird Conservancy

eBird - TheCornellLab of Ornithology

NA - National Geographic

NAC - National Audubon Society

Classic Collection of North American Birds