Franklin's Gulls in Lima, Peru

19 and 21 March 2016

Thousands of Franklin's Gulls were on the beach, on the water and in the air at Pantanos de Viilla Wildlife Refuge in Lima Peru on 19 March 2016 with our guide Alejandro Tello.

 

Video of Franklin`s Gulls at Pantanos de Villa on 19 March 2016. Click on photo to see what happens.

This is what the beach looked like at 7 a.m. 19 March 2016. Belcher`s Gulls are on and beside the post.

 

Some Franklin's were getting the pink blush of breeding plumage. 19 march 2016.

 

Lima Coast Road in morning rush hour on 21 March 2016

Franklins Gulls were packed on the wires along about a 5 km stretch of the coastal highway in Lima, Peru on 21 March 2016.

 

Birds on the wires are all Franklin`s Gulls. Lima, Peru on 21 March 2016.`Thanks to a traffic jam I was able to look at them and take some photos.