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:
Larus - most gulls

6 species of Larus at Wild Florida Photo

Larus delawarensis
Ring-billed Gull
in flight

Rynchops - skimmers

1 species of Rynchops at Wild Florida Photo

Rynchops niger
Black Skimmer
adult skimming

Sterna - typical terns

3 species of Sterna at Wild Florida Photo

Sterna maxima
Royal Tern
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