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InfoNatura Species Index:  1 - 50 of 63 records in family Laridae of order Charadriiformes.
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  (Heritage ID)   Scientific Name Status National Occurrence in Latin American and the Caribbean
  Common Name Heritage IUCN CITES
Aves, Charadriiformes, Laridae
2.101801 Stercorarius skua
   Great Skua
G4G5 LC    Countries: AN, AR, BR, BZ, FK, GF, GY, PR, UY, VG, VI
2.721977 Stercorarius antarcticus
   Brown Skua
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, FK
2.651081 Stercorarius chilensis
   Chilean Skua
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, EC, FK, PE
2.101169 Stercorarius maccormicki
   South Polar Skua
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CR, EC, FK, GF, GP, MX, PA, PE, PR, TT, UY, VG, VI
2.106141 Stercorarius pomarinus
   Pomarine Jaeger
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CL, CO, CR, CU, DM, EC, GF, GP, GT, GY, LC, MQ, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, SR, TT, UY, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.100286 Stercorarius parasiticus
   Parasitic Jaeger
G5 LC    Countries: AN, AR, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CL, CO, CR, CU, DM, EC, FK, GD, GF, GP, GY, HN, JM, MQ, MX, NI, PA, PE, TT, UY, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.100027 Stercorarius longicaudus
   Long-tailed Jaeger
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BB, BR, BS, CL, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, FK, GP, GT, HT, JM, KY, MQ, MX, PE
2.651085 Leucophaeus scoresbii
   Dolphin Gull
G3 LC    Countries: AR, CL, FK
2.651083 Larus serranus
   Andean Gull
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BO, CL, EC, PE
2.651082 Larus fuliginosus
   Lava Gull
G2 VU    Countries: EC
2.101747 Larus atricilla
   Laughing Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GD, GF, GP, GT, GY, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MS, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, VC, VE, VG, VI, VI
2.101670 Larus pipixcan
   Franklin's Gull
G4G5 LC    Countries: AN, BO, BR, BZ, CL, CO, CR, DO, EC, FK, GF, GP, GT, HN, HT, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, SV
2.104598 Larus minutus
   Little Gull
G5 LC    Countries: CO, MX
2.101663 Larus cirrocephalus
   Gray-hooded Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BR, EC, FK, PA, PE, PY, UY
2.651084 Larus maculipennis
   Brown-hooded Gull
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, FK, PY, UY
2.103889 Larus ridibundus
   Black-headed Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BS, CU, GD, GF, GP, LC, MX, PR, SR, TC, TT, VG, VI
2.106311 Larus philadelphia
   Bonaparte's Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BS, BZ, CR, CU, DO, HT, MQ, MX, PA, PR, TC
2.106008 Larus heermanni
   Heermann's Gull
G4 NT    Countries: GT, MX
2.652915 Larus modestus
   Gray Gull
G4 LC    Countries: CL, CO, CR, EC, FK, PA, PE
2.650683 Larus atlanticus
   Olrog's Gull
GNR VU    Countries: AR, BR, FK, UY
2.100622 Larus belcheri
   Belcher's Gull
G4 LC    Countries: CL, EC, PA, PE
2.100425 Larus canus
   Mew Gull
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.100423 Larus delawarensis
   Ring-billed Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GP, GT, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MX, PA, PR, SV, TC, TT, VC, VG, VI
2.100812 Larus californicus
   California Gull
G5 LC    Countries: EC, MX
2.105038 Larus argentatus
   Herring Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AN, BB, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GP, GT, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MX, NI, PA, PR, SV, TC, TT, VE, VG, VI
2.104545 Larus thayeri
   Thayer's Gull
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.102581 Larus fuscus
   Lesser Black-backed Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BS, EC, GF, GY, MX, PA, PR, VE, VG, VI
2.100643 Larus livens
   Yellow-footed Gull
G4 LC    Countries: MX
2.102574 Larus occidentalis
   Western Gull
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.101457 Larus glaucescens
   Glaucous-winged Gull
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.103249 Larus dominicanus
   Kelp Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, EC, FK, MX, PE, UY
2.101458 Larus hyperboreus
   Glaucous Gull
G5 LC    Countries: MX
2.104344 Larus marinus
   Great Black-backed Gull
G5 LC    Countries: AN, BB, BS, BZ, CU, DO, HT, PR
2.106341 Xema sabini
   Sabine's Gull
G5 LC    Countries: CL, CO, CR, EC, GT, MX, PA, PE, SV, TT
2.651086 Creagrus furcatus
   Swallow-tailed Gull
G3 LC    Countries: CL, CO, EC, PA, PE
2.104258 Rissa tridactyla
   Black-legged Kittiwake
G5 LC    Countries: BS, BZ, CU, DO, GP, HT, JM, LC, MX, PE, VG, VI
2.102273 Sterna nilotica
   Gull-billed Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, AR, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GF, GP, GT, GY, HN, HT, JM, KY, LC, MQ, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, UY, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.104635 Sterna caspia
   Caspian Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BS, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GF, GT, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MX, NI, PA, PR, TC, TT, VE, VG, VI
2.104053 Sterna maxima
   Royal Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, AR, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GD, GF, GP, GT, GY, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MS, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, UY, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.103610 Sterna elegans
   Elegant Tern
G2 NT    Countries: CL, CO, CR, EC, GF, GT, MX, NI, PA, PE, SV
2.103220 Sterna sandvicensis
   Sandwich Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, AR, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CL, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, FK, GD, GF, GP, GT, GY, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, UY, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.105391 Sterna dougallii
   Roseate Tern
G4 LC    Countries: AG, AN, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CU, DM, DO, GD, GF, GP, GY, HN, HT, JM, KN, LC, MQ, MX, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.651087 Sterna hirundinacea
   South American Tern
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, FK, PE, UY
2.101840 Sterna hirundo
   Common Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AG, AN, AR, BB, BO, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, FK, GD, GF, GP, GT, GY, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MS, MX, NI, PA, PE, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, UY, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.101556 Sterna paradisaea
   Arctic Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BO, BR, CL, CO, CU, EC, FK, GY, MX, PE, PR, PY, VG, VI
2.651088 Sterna vittata
   Antarctic Tern
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, FK, UY
2.101506 Sterna forsteri
   Forster's Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AG, BR, BS, BZ, CR, CU, DO, GT, HN, HT, KY, MS, MX, PR, SV, VC, VG, VI
2.651089 Sterna trudeaui
   Snowy-crowned Tern
G4 LC    Countries: AR, BR, CL, FK, PE, UY
2.101508 Sterna antillarum
   Least Tern
G4 LC    Countries: AG, AN, AR, BB, BR, BS, BZ, CO, CR, CU, DM, DO, EC, GD, GF, GP, GT, GY, HN, HT, JM, KN, KY, LC, MQ, MX, PA, PE, PR, SR, SV, TC, TT, VC, VE, VG, VI
2.649554 Sterna superciliaris
   Yellow-billed Tern
G5 LC    Countries: AR, BO, BR, CO, EC, GF, GY, PA, PE, PY, SR, TT, UY, VE
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