Classification
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  • 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

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What

Atlantic Least Tern Sternula antillarum ssp. antillarum

Observer

finatic

Date

July 17, 2015 02:17 PM PDT

Description

Palm Beach County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Black Skimmer Rynchops niger

Observer

ebridges

Date

July 29, 2015 06:36 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla

Observer

ebridges

Date

July 29, 2015 06:17 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Andean Gull Chroicocephalus serranus

Observer

avocat

Date

July 8, 2015

Place

Puno, Peru (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Date

October 22, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Southern Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Date

October 22, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

California Gull Larus californicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

July 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Thayer's Gull Larus thayeri

Observer

brimbles2

Date

July 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gulls Subfamily Larinae

Observer

brimbles2

Date

July 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Observer

koropotiki

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

Flying over

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

koropotiki

Date

July 29, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans

Observer

dpom

Date

July 28, 2015 10:53 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Passing off food to the young

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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.