Wild Florida Photo - Family: Laridae - Gulls, Terns & Skimmers



Gulls, Terns & Skimmers

Larus hyperboreus
Glaucous Gull
side view, second winter glaucous gull, with herring and laughing gulls

Members of the Laridae family at Wild Florida Photo:
Chroicocephalus - masked gulls

1 species of Chroicocephalus at Wild Florida Photo

Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Bonaparte's Gull
adult non-breeding on water

Larus - large white-headed gulls

5 species of Larus at Wild Florida Photo

Larus delawarensis
Ring-billed Gull
in flight

Leucophaeus - hooded gulls

0 species of Leucophaeus at Wild Florida Photo

Leucophaeus atricilla
Laughing Gull
non-breeding plumage, side view

Rynchops - skimmers

1 species of Rynchops at Wild Florida Photo

Rynchops niger
Black Skimmer
adult skimming

Sterna - typical terns

2 species of Sterna at Wild Florida Photo

Sterna antillarum
Least Tern
side view with another tern in background

Thalasseus - crested terns

2 species of Thalasseus at Wild Florida Photo

Thalasseus maxima
Royal Tern
breeding adult side view in flight

Click on the genus name to see the species of that genus at Wild Florida Photo

Laridae is a member of the Order Charadriiformes - shorebirds and relatives