I just counted 71 Franklin's Gulls on the se corner of Meiss Lake in the Butte Valley Wildlife Area in Siskiyou County. I didn't see any nests but I suspectlesserroadrunner
... They absolutely do. As previously mentioned, gloss on nearly any species bird becomes difficult or impossible when the sun isn't shining on the bird. ...bir5ds
I was with Peter Metropolis when the bird was found. We were extremely lucky that it flew right by us not 20 feet away, after many distant looks. It is a
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