Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus 75 74 4
LC
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris 19 10 2
LC
Black Noddy Anous minutus 42 32 3
LC
Blue Noddy Procelsterna cerulea 3 2
LC
Grey Noddy Procelsterna albivitta 8 10 1
LC
Common White Tern Gygis alba 58 45 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 6 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 79 134 6
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 3 35
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 18 43 3
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 14 2
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 30 39 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 34 5
LC
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22 58
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 20
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 104 144 4
LC
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 17 24
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 29 89
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 14 90
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 194 422 12
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 31 53 2
LC
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis 25 42 1
LC
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii 11 25 1
LC
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 36 63 2
LC
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae 160 120 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 44 27 3
EN
Grey Gull Larus modestus 31 35 1
LC
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii 44 53 3
LC
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan 23 69 2
LC
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 64 175 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 66 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 9 40
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 9
NT
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii 51 86 2
LC
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni 28 77
NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus 36 33 3
LC
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 38 38 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 55 174 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 86 120 12
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 5
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 36 70 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 19 41 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 141 177 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 80 258 8
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 78 177 8
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 11
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 117 321 4
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 31 65
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 31 101 1
LC
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri 5 16
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 24 54 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 36 47 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 44 73 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 49 113 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 43 129 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 13 8 2
LC
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 38 23 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 14 35
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 37 84 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 8
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 24 39 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 2 7
NT
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex 22 50 5
LC
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 13 80
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 17
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 57 141 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 32 77 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 8
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 52 144 4
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 34 80 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 25 50 1
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 7 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 26 2
LC
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea 13 33 2
LC
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 92 174 7
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 63 127 7
LC
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata 42 35 8
LC
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata 1 2
NT
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 16 32
LC
Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui 9 13
LC
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda 7 14 1
EN
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis 7 33
LC
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini 6 11 1
CR
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 20 37
NT
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 44 136 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 38 116 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 60 106 8
LC

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