only lay 1 egg a season, and both parents take turns incubating the egg and looking after the chick!
have flexible, upturned bills that are used probe arctic bogs and tidal mudflats for invertebrates!
breed in the boreal forest, where they are the only gull species known to regularly nest in trees!
KBAs are important for wildlife and nature to survive – and thrive. Found across land, freshwater, and marine environments, KBAs are special areas that support rare and threatened species and ecosystems, and key natural processes.Discover
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Located 50km south of Calgary, and considered the most important wetland in southwestern Alberta for breeding water birds, this site supports up to 20,000 nesting Franklin’s Gulls!