Charadriiformes: Gulls, Terns, Skuas, Pratincoles

Wildlife photos of more than 25 species of gulls, terns, skuas and pratincoles (for other Charadriiformes see next section) taken in Europe, North America and South America.
Europe Show this continent only
7 Chlidonias hybrida Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias hybrida
11 Chlidonias leucopterus White-winged Tern
Chlidonias leucopterus
4 Chlidonias niger Black Tern
Chlidonias niger
20 Chroicocephalus ridibundus Black-headed Gull
Chroicocephalus ridibundus
4 Glareola pratincola Collared Pratincole
Glareola pratincola
3 Larus argentatus European Herring Gull
Larus argentatus
4 Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull
Larus fuscus
4 Larus marinus Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
20 Larus michahellis Yellow-legged Gull
Larus michahellis
5 Sterna hirundo Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
3 Thalasseus sandvicensis Sandwich Tern
Thalasseus sandvicensis
North America Show this continent only
12 Chroicocephalus philadelphia Bonaparte's Gull
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
4 Hydroprogne caspia Caspian tern
Hydroprogne caspia
12 Larus delawarensis Ring-billed Gull
Larus delawarensis
1 Larus glaucescens Glaucous-winged Gull
Larus glaucescens
5 Larus glaucoides Iceland Gull
Larus glaucoides
2 Larus heermanni Heermann's Gull
Larus heermanni
8 Larus marinus Great Black-backed Gull
Larus marinus
3 Larus occidentalis Western Gull
Larus occidentalis
6 Larus smithsonianus American Herring Gull
Larus smithsonianus
1 Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing Gull
Leucophaeus atricilla
1 Thalasseus maximus Royal Tern
Thalasseus maximus
South America Show this continent only
5 Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull
Larus dominicanus
2 Leucophaeus scoresbii Dolphin (Scoresby's) Gull
Leucophaeus scoresbii
5 Phaetusa simplex Large-billed Tern
Phaetusa simplex
4 Rynchops niger Black Skimmer
Rynchops niger
4 Stercorarius chilensis Chilean Skua
Stercorarius chilensis
4 Sterna vittata Antarctic Tern
Sterna vittata