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Laridae - Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
 
       
  Brown Noddy Anous stolidus pileatus
  Lesser Noddy Anous tenuirostris tenuirostris
 
  White Tern Gygis alba candida single member of genus
 
  * Black Skimmer Rynchops niger niger
* Black Skimmer Rynchops niger cinerascens
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris monotypic
 
  Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla monotypic
 
  Sabine's Gull Xema sabini monotypic, single member of genus
 
  Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus monotypic, endemic to New Zealand
  Black-billed Gull Chroicocephalus bulleri monotypic, endemic to New Zealand
  Brown-headed Gull Chroicocephalus brunnicephalus monotypic
  Brown-hooded Gull Chroicocephalus maculipennis monotypic
  Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus monotypic
  Grey-headed Gull Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus poiocephalus
Updated - 06.09.15 Hartlaub's Gull Chroicocephalus hartlaubii monotypic
 
  Dolphin Gull Leucophaeus scoresbii monotypic
Laughing Gull Leucophaeus atricilla atricilla
  Franklin's Gull Leucophaeus pipixcan monotypic
 
  Pallas's Gull Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus monotypic
 
  Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri monotypic
  Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus monotypic
  * Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus dominicanus
Updated - 06.09.15 * Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus vetula
  * Kelp Gull Larus dominicanus austrinus
  European Herring Gull Larus argentatus argenteus
  American Herring Gull Larus smithsonianus monotypic
  Vega Gull Larus vegae mongolicus
  * Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus graellsii
  * Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus fuscus
  * Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus heuglini
 
  Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica nilotica single member of genus
 
Updated - 06.09.15 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia monotypic, single member of genus
 
Royal Tern Thalasseus maxima maxima
  * Swift Tern Thalasseus bergii bergii
  * Swift Tern Thalasseus bergii thalassinus
  * Swift Tern Thalasseus bergii velox
Elegant Tern Thalasseus elegans monotypic
Lesser Crested Tern Thalasseus bengalensis bengalensis
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis sandvicensis
 
  Little Tern Sternula albifrons albifrons
  Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi monotypic
  Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum monotypic
 
  Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus antarcticus
* Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus fuscatus
* Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus nubilosus
 
  Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii dougallii
  White-fronted Tern Sterna striata monotypic
  South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea monotypic
  Common Tern Sterna hirundo hirundo
  Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea monotypic
  * Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata tristanensis
  * Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata georgiae
  * Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata vittata
 
* Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida hybrida
* Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida delalandii
  White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus monotypic
Black Tern Chlidonias niger niger
 
  Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex simplex single member of genus
 
  Inca Tern Larosterna inca monotypic,single member of genus