Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus 75 72 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 41 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 6 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 79 133 6
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 3 33
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 16 43 2
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 14 2
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 30 34 2
LC
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 13 17 1
LC
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus 26 33
LC
Sabine’s Gull Xema sabini 30 33 5
LC
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22 52
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 20
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 104 142 4
LC
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 17 24
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 29 82
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 14 90
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 194 414 12
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 31 53 2
LC
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis 25 40 1
LC
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii 9 22 1
LC
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 36 62 2
LC
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae 155 119 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 44 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 64 174 3
LC
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus 11 23
VU
Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus 23 72
LC
Relict Gull Larus relictus 1 12
VU
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 46 63 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 8 32
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 8
NT
Audouin’s Gull Larus audouinii 51 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 38 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 55 172 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 85 118 12
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 5
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 36 67 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 19 39 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 141 167 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 80 246 8
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 78 172 8
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 11
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 117 315 4
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 31 66
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 31 101 1
LC
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri 5 16
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 24 52 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 36 46 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 44 73 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 49 111 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 43 126 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 13 8 2
LC
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 38 21 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 14 35
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 37 83 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 8
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 18 36 1
LC
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris 11 18 2
LC
Peruvian Tern Sternula lorata 3 9 1
EN
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis 37 29 3
VU
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum 1 7
NT
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex 22 49 5
LC
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 13 77
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 17
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 57 138 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 32 76 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 8
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 51 139 4
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 34 73 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 25 47 1
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 6 58 3
NT
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 12 23 1
LC
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 87 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 92 176 7
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 63 126 7
LC
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata 42 33 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 14 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 44 132 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 38 116 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 60 100 8
LC

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