Family: Laridae (skuas, jaegers, gulls, terns, skimmers, noddies)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia > Chordata > Craniata > Vertebrata (vertebrates)  > Gnathostomata (jawed vertebrates) > Teleostomi (teleost fish) > Osteichthyes (bony fish) > Class: Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fish) > Stegocephalia (terrestrial vertebrates) > Tetrapoda (four-legged vertebrates) > Reptiliomorpha > Amniota > Reptilia (reptiles) > Romeriida > Diapsida > Archosauromorpha > Archosauria > Dinosauria (dinosaurs) > Saurischia > Theropoda (bipedal predatory dinosaurs) > Coelurosauria > Maniraptora > Aves (birds) > Order: Charadriiformes

Genera indigenous to southern Africa

Anous (noddies)

Catharacta (skuas)

Chlidonias (terns - part)

Larus (gulls)

Rissa (kittiwakes)

One species: Black-legged kittiwake Rissa tridactyla

Rynchops (skimmers)

One species: African skimmer Rynchops flavirostris.

Stercorarius (jaegers)

 

Sterna (terns - part)

 
 

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