Franklin’s gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan) is a long distance migrant that nests over water in large marshes of the prairie regions of North America. Franklin’s gull is a Level I Species of Concern in North Dakota and a high priority species for the Prairie

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North Dakota State University - Shawn Edward Weissenfluh

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Franklin's gull

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Franklin's gull physiological condition nesting


The purpose of this study was to profile physiological condition during the breeding season in nesting Franklin's gull adults.