Charadriiformes

Gulls (Laridae)

HBW 3, p. 572

  • Fairly small to large, heavy-bodied, long-winged seabirds, with stout bill, webbed feet and generally rounded tail; most species white below with pale grey to black back and wings, some with dark hood when breeding.
  • Cosmopolitan.
  • Mainly coastal, but also inland in wide variety of habitats, typically near water.
  • 7 genera, 51 species, 78 taxa.
  • 6 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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7 genera, 51 species

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7 genera (100%)
51 species (100%)

 

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51 species (100%)
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7 genera (100%)
51 species (100%)
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35 species (69%)
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