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    • Laridae
    • Alcidae
    • Sternidae
  • Spanish
    • Gaviotas y golondrinas marinas
  • English
    • Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Sterna terns Genus Sterna

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

paloma

Date

October 29, 2014 01:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Herring Gull Larus argentatus

Observer

paloma

Date

October 29, 2014 02:31 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

paloma

Date

October 29, 2014 01:43 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers Family Laridae

Observer

charlesr

Date

October 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 28, 2014 12:29 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

finatic

Date

October 26, 2014 11:36 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Observer

finatic

Date

October 26, 2014 11:39 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

rangerrich

Date

October 28, 2014 08:06 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 27, 2014 10:52 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 27, 2014 10:52 AM PDT
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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...

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