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 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 60 45 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 6 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 82 147 6
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 3 37
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 18 46 3
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 16 2
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 34 50 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 60
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 22
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 106 194 6
LC
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 20 32
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 32 95
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 14 101
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 217 461 10
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 30 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 173 130 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 44 30 3
EN
Grey Gull Larus modestus 31 36 1
LC
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii 44 60 3
LC
Franklin's Gull Larus pipixcan 23 71 2
LC
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 67 187 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 49 72 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 9 40
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 9
NT
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii 56 96 2
LC
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni 28 82
NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus 37 37 3
LC
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 38 48 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 59 219 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 93 133 11
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 6
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 36 73 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 20 45 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 152 191 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 88 289 10
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 83 192 10
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 20
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 124 348 6
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 43 83 1
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 32 122 1
LC
Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri 5 16
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 24 62 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 36 55 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 45 122 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 52 141 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 44 165 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 13 10 2
LC
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 39 29 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 16 41
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 37 101 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 10
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 28 40 1
LC
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris 11 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 92
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 17
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 69 166 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 32 80 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 8
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 62 162 5
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 34 94 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 32 63 2
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 7 67 3
NT
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 12 27 1
LC
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 95 31 9
LC
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana 21 29 2
LC
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea 13 36 2
LC
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 107 201 5
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 65 166 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 47 151 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 39 128 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 63 109 9
LC

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