Family Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae) | the Internet Bird Collection

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
Brown Noddy Anous stolidus 75 86 4
LC
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris 19 12 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 60 47 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 6 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 84 149 6
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 3 38
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 21 48 3
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 16 2
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 34 51 2
LC
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 13 20 1
LC
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus 26 49
LC
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 30 41 5
LC
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 22 61
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 22
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 115 204 8
VU
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 25 32
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 32 99
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 14 101
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 221 481 11
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 30 58 2
LC
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis 25 44 1
LC
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii 12 35 1
LC
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 38 70 2
LC
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae 174 141 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 44 34 3
EN
Grey Gull Larus modestus 31 36 1
LC
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii 45 61 3
LC
Franklin’s Gull Larus pipixcan 23 72 2
LC
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 73 190 3
LC
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus 11 29
VU
Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus 27 91
LC
Relict Gull Larus relictus 1 14
VU
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 50 72 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 9 40
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 10
NT
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii 56 96 2
LC
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni 28 83
NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus 37 41 3
LC
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 38 51 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 73 229 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 93 147 11
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 6
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 36 75 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 20 48 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 154 193 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 88 291 10
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 93 205 10
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 21
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 128 363 6
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 43 83 1
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 37 124 1
LC
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri 5 16
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 24 64 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 36 55 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 45 123 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 52 145 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 47 166 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 14 12 2
VU
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 40 29 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 16 42
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 38 105 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 10
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 40 40 3
LC
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris 12 22 2
LC
Peruvian Tern Sternula lorata 3 12 1
EN
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis 37 32 3
VU
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum 2 8
VU
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex 22 56 5
LC
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 14 93
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 19
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 70 167 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 32 82 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 9
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 63 167 5
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 35 95 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 33 64 2
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 7 69 3
NT
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 12 27 1
LC
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 119 32 9
LC
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana 21 29 2
LC
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea 13 36 2
LC
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 108 202 5
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 65 167 8
LC
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata 42 47 8
LC
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata 1 2
NT
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 16 38
LC
Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui 9 13
LC
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda 7 13 1
EN
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis 7 40
LC
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini 6 11 1
CR
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 30 40
NT
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 50 152 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 41 130 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 63 111 9
LC

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