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

Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

March 27, 2015 11:32 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

March 27, 2015 11:42 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

February 28, 2012 10:26 AM GST

Description

First-year winter plumage

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

March 13, 2015 02:57 PM GST

Description

Two adults in summer plumage

Photos / Sounds

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What

Herring Gull Larus argentatus

Observer

keimwj

Date

January 17, 2010 08:20 AM EST

Description

17 Jan 2010.
Morrisville Levee, Bucks Co, PA.
Glaucous Gull near the center, Herring Gulls in the lower right corner, the rest Great Black-backed Gulls.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus

Observer

keimwj

Date

January 17, 2010 08:20 AM EST

Description

17 Jan 2010.
Morrisville Levee, Bucks Co, PA.
Glaucous Gull near the center, Herring Gulls in the lower right corner, the rest Great Black-backed Gulls.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus

Observer

keimwj

Date

January 17, 2010 08:20 AM EST

Description

17 Jan 2010.
Morrisville Levee, Bucks Co, PA.
Glaucous Gull near the center, Herring Gulls in the lower right corner, the rest Great Black-backed Gulls.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae

Observer

halfpastrandom

Date

March 21, 2015 09:22 PM ACDT

Description

Taken at Rymill Park in Adelaide, South Australia with a Canon PowerShot SX60 HS.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Silver Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae

Observer

halfpastrandom

Date

March 21, 2015 09:22 PM ACDT

Description

Taken at Rymill Park in Adelaide, South Australia with a Canon PowerShot SX60 HS.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

aglen

Date

March 27, 2015 04:37 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis

Observer

taogirl

Date

March 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis

Date

March 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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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