Skuas, Jaegers, Gulls, Skimmers, Terns, Noddies




African Skimmer










Lesser Black-baked Gull
Kelp Gull
Grey-headed Gull
Hartlaub’s Gull







I have seen but not photographed Franklin’s Gull.

I have seen Common Black-headed Gull outside of Southern Africa

Gulls still to be seen in Southern Africa: Heuglin’s Gull, Slender-billed Gull, Black-legged Kittiwake, Sabine’s Gull



Caspian Tern
Swift Tern
Sandwitch Tern
Common Tern








Antarctic Tern
Little Tern
Whiskered Tern
White-winged Tern








Sooty Tern
Gull-billed Tern







I have seen Gull-billed Tern in India.

Terns I have seen but not photographed are: Roseate Tern, Black-naped Tern, Damara Tern.

Terns to be seen in Southern Africa are Royal Tern, Lesser Crested Tern, Arctic Tern, White-cheeked Tern, Bridled Tern, Black Tern.



Subantarctic Skua


I still need to see South Polar Skua and Pomarine Skua







Other birds in this group still to be seen are: Brown Noddy, Lesser Noddy, Parasitic Jaeger, Long-tailed Jaeger.


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