Utah Bird Profile
California Gull -  Larus californicus

Name Roots: (L. & Gr. laros, "a gull' - of California)

In Utah:   
by Mike Ware

Other Photos - ID / Song

characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: ground gleaner; carnivore: ground hawker. During the non-breeding seasons this species is an omnivore: shoreline scavenger carnivore: coastal beach scavenger omnivore: shoreline scavenger.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in playa and water habitats.
How to find:  

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