Utah Bird Profile
  Franklin's Gull - Larus pipixcan

Name Roots: (L. & Gr. laros, "a gull" - pipixcan, [an Aztec word])

In Utah:   
by Kendall Brown

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a floating in a platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wetlands habitat.
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