Franklin's Gull

Leucophaeus pipixcan

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The Franklin's gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) is a small (length 12.6–14.2 in, 32–36 cm) gull. The genus name Leucophaeus is from Ancient Greek leukos, "white", and phaios, "dusky". The specific pipixcan is a Nahuatl name for a type of gull.

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  1. (c) Bill Carrell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/3830982
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leucophaeus_pipixcan

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