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 77 98 4
LC
Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris 19 16 2
LC
Black Noddy Anous minutus 47 43 3
LC
Blue Noddy Anous ceruleus 5 2
LC
Grey Noddy Anous albivitta 8 10 1
LC
Common White Tern Gygis alba 61 84 2
LC
Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha 7 1 2
LC
Black Skimmer Rynchops niger 96 170 7
LC
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris 4 41 1
NT
Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis 21 50 3
VU
Saunders's Gull Saundersilarus saundersi 14 20 4
VU
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus 37 73 2
LC
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea 14 36 1
LC
Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus 29 62 2
LC
Sabine's Gull Xema sabini 33 50 5
LC
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea 28 69
NT
Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris 14 22
VU
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 144 236 9
VU
Bonaparte's Gull Larus philadelphia 31 41
LC
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei 39 124
LC
Brown-headed Gull Larus brunnicephalus 15 116
LC
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 268 595 19
LC
Andean Gull Larus serranus 37 76 2
LC
Brown-hooded Gull Larus maculipennis 28 53 3
LC
Hartlaub's Gull Larus hartlaubii 12 40 1
LC
Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus 40 92 2
LC
Silver Gull Larus novaehollandiae 195 160 18
LC
Black-billed Gull Larus bulleri 62 42 3
EN
Grey Gull Larus modestus 33 43 1
LC
Dolphin Gull Larus scoresbii 45 66 3
LC
Franklin’s Gull Larus pipixcan 24 79 2
LC
Laughing Gull Larus atricilla 73 210 3
LC
Lava Gull Larus fuliginosus 13 34
VU
Pallas's Gull Larus ichthyaetus 29 103
LC
Relict Gull Larus relictus 1 15
VU
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus 53 84 3
LC
Sooty Gull Larus hemprichii 9 51
LC
White-eyed Gull Larus leucophthalmus 11 22
LC
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii 60 122 3
LC
Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni 33 94
NT
Pacific Gull Larus pacificus 37 48 3
LC
Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris 39 67 1
LC
Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri 28 53 2
LC
Olrog's Gull Larus atlanticus 6 24 1
NT
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis 84 254 2
LC
Mew Gull Larus canus 105 200 11
LC
Yellow-footed Gull Larus livens 15 12
LC
Western Gull Larus occidentalis 39 91 1
LC
California Gull Larus californicus 28 54 3
LC
Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus 171 239 11
LC
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 105 350 12
LC
European Herring Gull Larus argentatus 107 237 12
LC
Armenian Gull Larus armenicus 2 26
NT
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis 167 434 7
LC
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans 45 102 1
LC
Arctic Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus 45 144 1
LC
Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides 26 75 1
LC
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 37 72 4
LC
Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens 49 159 5
LC
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus 60 172 4
LC
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 57 205 1
LC
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus 14 16 2
VU
Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus 40 39 3
LC
Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus 18 50
LC
Grey-backed Tern Onychoprion lunatus 9 4 1
LC
Little Tern Sternula albifrons 43 121 3
LC
Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi 6 12
LC
Least Tern Sternula antillarum 44 44 3
LC
Yellow-billed Tern Sternula superciliaris 13 23 2
LC
Peruvian Tern Sternula lorata 3 12 1
EN
Fairy Tern Sternula nereis 37 34 3
VU
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum 2 9
VU
Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex 24 63 5
LC
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 19 131
LC
Australian Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon macrotarsa 19 21
LC
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 76 188 6
LC
Inca Tern Larosterna inca 38 93 2
NT
Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 7 22
EN
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 69 219 6
LC
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus 37 112 2
LC
Black Tern Chlidonias niger 37 84 2
LC
River Tern Sterna aurantia 9 81 3
NT
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii 13 37 1
LC
White-fronted Tern Sterna striata 161 40 9
NT
Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana 21 36 2
LC
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea 13 43 2
LC
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 123 270 7
LC
White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa 2 7
LC
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 117 204 10
LC
Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata 43 55 8
LC
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata 1 2
NT
Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri 18 44
LC
Snowy-crowned Tern Sterna trudeaui 9 14
LC
Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda 7 14 1
EN
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis 8 45
LC
Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini 6 12 1
CR
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans 34 46 2
NT
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis 51 204 3
LC
Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus 45 163 2
LC
Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 73 130 9
LC