Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus 75 71 4
LC
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris 19 10 2
LC
Black Noddy Anous minutus 42 30 3
LC
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea 3 2
LC
Grey Noddy Procelsterna albivitta 8 9 1
LC
Common White Tern Gygis alba 58 40 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 6 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 79 124 6
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 3 32
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 16 36 2
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 14 2
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 30 32 2
LC
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 13 16 1
LC
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus 26 32
LC
Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini 29 22 5
LC
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22 52
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 5
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 104 125 4
LC
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 17 22
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 29 72
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 14 67
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 181 395 12
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 29 52 2
LC
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis 25 40 1
LC
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii 9 21 1
LC
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 36 59 2
LC
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae 141 118 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 39 26 3
EN
Grey Gull Larus modestus 31 31 1
LC
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii 44 49 3
LC
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan 23 65 2
LC
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 64 168 3
LC
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus 11 22
VU
Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus 22 43
LC
Relict Gull Larus relictus 1 12
VU
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 38 59 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 8 32
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 8
NT
Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii 49 85 2
LC
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni 28 76
NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus 36 33 3
LC
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 36 36 1
LC
Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri 25 44 2
LC
Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus 6 22 1
NT
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 55 167 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 84 110 12
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 5
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 36 67 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 19 35 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 141 163 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 78 230 7
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 78 170 8
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 11
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 112 303 4
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 28 61
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 31 97 1
LC
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri 5 16
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 24 52 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 36 39 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 43 51 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 49 95 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 43 123 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 13 6 2
LC
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 38 21 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 14 34
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 37 82 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 8
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 18 36 1
LC
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris 11 17 2
LC
Peruvian Tern Sternula lorata 3 9 1
EN
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis 37 26 3
VU
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum 1 7
NT
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex 22 44 5
LC
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 13 73
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 17
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 55 135 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 32 76 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 8
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 50 135 4
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 34 65 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 25 45 1
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 6 48 3
NT
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 12 20 1
LC
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 79 31 8
LC
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana 17 25 2
LC
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea 13 31 2
LC
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 91 160 7
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 63 114 7
LC
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata 42 32 8
LC
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata 1 2
NT
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 16 30
LC
Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui 9 12
LC
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda 7 11 1
EN
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis 7 31
LC
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini 6 11 1
CR
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 20 35
NT
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 42 129 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 38 112 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 60 97 8
LC

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