Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus 75 76 4
LC
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris 19 10 2
LC
Black Noddy Anous minutus 43 36 3
LC
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea 3 2
LC
Grey Noddy Procelsterna albivitta 8 10 1
LC
Common White Tern Gygis alba 59 45 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 6 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 82 144 6
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 3 37
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 18 43 3
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 15 2
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 34 49 2
LC
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 13 20 1
LC
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus 26 39
LC
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 30 40 5
LC
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22 58
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 20
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 104 162 4
LC
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 17 25
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 30 95
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 14 97
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 204 450 10
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 31 55 2
LC
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis 25 44 1
LC
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii 11 29 1
LC
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 38 70 2
LC
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae 166 125 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 44 27 3
EN
Grey Gull Larus modestus 31 36 1
LC
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii 44 55 3
LC
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan 23 71 2
LC
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 65 187 3
LC
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus 11 27
VU
Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus 25 84
LC
Relict Gull Larus relictus 1 14
VU
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 47 69 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 9 40
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 9
NT
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii 55 92 2
LC
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni 28 80
NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus 36 36 3
LC
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 38 40 1
LC
Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri 25 47 2
LC
Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus 6 23 1
NT
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 58 207 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 92 126 11
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 6
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 36 70 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 20 42 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 144 188 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 87 274 10
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 81 185 10
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 18
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 120 326 4
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 34 74
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 32 116 1
LC
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri 5 16
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 24 56 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 36 48 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 45 119 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 51 117 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 44 156 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 13 10 2
LC
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 38 25 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 14 39
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 37 95 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 9
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 25 39 1
LC
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris 11 19 2
LC
Peruvian Tern Sternula lorata 3 12 1
EN
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis 37 31 3
VU
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum 2 8
VU
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex 22 53 5
LC
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 13 85
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 17
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 63 159 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 32 79 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 8
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 54 153 4
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 34 90 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 26 58 1
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 7 60 3
NT
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 12 25 1
LC
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 90 31 8
LC
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana 21 28 2
LC
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea 13 36 2
LC
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 95 186 5
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 63 137 7
LC
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata 42 43 8
LC
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata 1 2
NT
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 16 35
LC
Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui 9 13
LC
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda 7 14 1
EN
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis 7 38
LC
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini 6 11 1
CR
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 20 40
NT
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 46 145 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 39 126 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 61 108 9
LC

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