Franklin's Gull

Leucophaeus pipixcan

ML3378


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Randolph Little
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Warren Y. Brockelman
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Age and Sex
Age not specified, Sex not specified
Sounds
Call
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags
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Playback
Unspecified

Comments

NOTES: CALLS OF A COLONY OF LARUS PIPIXCAN WHILE WE WERE STANDING AMIDST THEIR NESTS IN THE MARSH. MOST YOUNG HAD FLEDGED AND WERE EVIDENTLY HIDING IN THE SEDGES. A COLONY OF WHITE-FACED IBIS WAS ALSO NESTING IN THE SAME AREA INTERPERSED THROUGHOUT THE GULL COLONY. THE SHRILL SCREAMS ARE LARUS PIPIXCAN DIVING AT US. Social Context: Colony.

Background Species

Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri
White-faced Ibis - Plegadis chihi

Technical Information

Recorder
NAGRA III-B
Microphone
AKG 200
Accessories
Parabola 91.4cm (36in)

Archival Information

Cataloged
Digitized
2 Nov 2000 by Martha Fischer
Edited

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