Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Laridae
    • Alcidae
    • Sternidae
  • Spanish
    • Gaviotas y golondrinas marinas
  • English
    • Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
  • German
    • Möwen & Seeschwalben

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

aglen

Date

December 18, 2014 06:53 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Charrán real Thalasseus maximus

Date

the past

Place

Catemaco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 17, 2014 11:15 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

aglen

Date

December 18, 2014 01:17 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

P1410097

What

ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

taogirl

Date

December 16, 2014

Description

the gulls were very integrated into the cormorants much of the time

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

aglen

Date

December 18, 2014 10:47 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Grey-hooded Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

aglen

Date

December 17, 2014 10:36 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Glaucous-winged Gull Larus glaucescens

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 16, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Gulls or seagulls are seabirds of the family Laridae in the sub-order Lari. They are most closely related to the terns (family Sternidae) and only distantly related to auks, skimmers, and more distantly to the waders. Until the twenty-first century most gulls were placed in the genus Larus, but this arrangement is now known to be polyphyletic, leading to the resurrection of several genera. An older name for gulls is mew, cognate with German "Möwe", Dutch...

No range data available.