FRANKLIN'S GULL

(Larus pipixcan)

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Roberts VI / VII 317 / 320
Clements 2000 67.0440
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 61-33

 

A small gull (34 to 38 cm), breeding in north America and migrating to south America. It is a vagrant to southern African waters, inhabiting the marine shores and open seas. It lives off marine invertebrates, scraps and offal.

 

List of Stamps showing Franklin's Gull

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Antigua 3358   2001 $1.20
Comoro     1998 150f
Dominica 2475   1998 90c
Marshall Islands 1117   1999 40c
Marshall Islands 1615   2002 37c