Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

mrfish33

Date

August 4, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Tern Chlidonias niger

Observer

gpstewart

Date

August 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

sitkaconnor

Date

August 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 28, 2015 10:13 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 28, 2015 10:16 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I liked this photo because you can see the target fish's tail!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla

Observer

kimberlietx

Date

July 25, 2012 03:43 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla

Observer

panza_rayada

Date

September 12, 2013 09:24 AM CDT

Description

Leucophaeus atricilla
Laughing Gull
Túxpam
Veracruz
México

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gulls Subfamily Larinae

Observer

marknenadov

Date

July 3, 2014

Place

Maine (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Hooded Gulls Genus Leucophaeus

Observer

dannywolf

Date

August 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla

Observer

dannywolf

Date

August 25, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

The suborder Lari is the part of the order Charadriiformes which includes the gulls, terns, skuas and skimmers, with the waders and snipes making up the rest of the order. Following recent research, the auks are now placed into the Lari too; the family Glareolidae (pratincoles and coursers) might constitute a distinct suborder. Sometimes, the buttonquails are also placed here, but the molecular data and fossil record rather suggests them be a quite basal offshoot along...

No range data available.