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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red Billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Observer

candler

Date

November 6, 2014

Description

Colony of red-billed gulls on rock just offshore. Around 100+ birds.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:08 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Heermann's Gull Larus heermanni

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:11 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:43 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:37 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:40 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:33 AM PST

Description

Fighting over what must have been an absolutely delightful chicken bone!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

jaykeller

Date

November 26, 2014 10:27 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gaviota de Bonaparte Chroicocephalus philadelphia

Observer

atakamara

Date

November 23, 2014 11:21 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Observer

jfellows

Date

November 9, 2014 01:01 PM CST

Description

Royal Tern has an orange-red bill, pale grey upper parts and white under parts. Its legs are black. This was proudly showing off its catch to other terns on the shoreline of Bolivar Peninsula.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Gull Larus occidentalis

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

November 25, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bonaparte's Gull Chroicocephalus philadelphia

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

November 26, 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...

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