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

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Recent observations

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What

Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 04:45 PM CDT

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Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:29 PM CDT

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Black Skimmer Rynchops niger

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:27 PM CDT

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Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Observer

cullen

Date

October 8, 2014 03:26 PM CDT

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Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

marvelliott

Date

August 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

marvelliott

Date

August 19, 2014

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No photos or sounds

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Greater black-backed gull Larus marinus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 20, 2014 02:24 PM CEST

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No photos or sounds

What

Herring Gull Larus argentatus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 20, 2014 02:16 PM CEST

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What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 20, 2013 01:04 PM EDT

Description

20 Oct 2013.
Summit Bridge Ponds, New Castle Co, DE.
Found at a pond.

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2014 05:27 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Black-fronted terns flying in the distance up the Hawdon Valley.

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2014 05:40 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Sorry about the focus on this one. I use a manual focus 300 mm lens on a DX body, which can be a (fun) challenge.

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 11, 2014 04:40 PM NZDT

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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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