Taxonomic Drilldown

At any stage, you can move up or down the Taxonomic hierachy of Antarctic/subantarctic species by clicking on any name. Lower level taxon counts are shown in [].

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Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae

List of all species - see Taxon profile using the number

Genus Catharacta
Catharacta chilensis (Bonaparte, 1857) Chilean Skua
Catharacta lonnbergi Mathews, 1912 Brown Skua
Catharacta lonnbergi lonnbergi Subantarctic Skua (southern)
Catharacta maccormicki (Saunders,1893) South Polar Skua
Catharacta skua Br¿nnich,1764 Great Skua
Genus Gygis
Gygis alba candida White Tern (Indo-Pacific)
Genus Larus
Larus bulleri Hutton, 1871 Black-billed gull
Larus dominicanus Lichtenstein, 1823 Kelp Gull
Larus novaehollandiae Stephens,1826 Silver Gull
Larus pacificus Latham,1801 Pacific Gull
Genus Stercorarius
Stercorarius longicaudus Vieillot,1819 Long-tailed Jaeger, Long-tailed Skua
Stercorarius parasiticus (Linnaeus,1758) Arctic Jaeger, Arctic Skua
Stercorarius parasiticus Linnaeus, 1758 Parasitic Jaeger
Stercorarius pomarinus (Temminck,1815) Pomarine Jaeger, Pomarine Skua
Genus Sterna
Sterna anaethetus Scopoli,1786 Bridled Tern
Sterna bergii Lichtenstein,1823 Crested Tern
Sterna fuscata Linnaeus,1766 Sooty Tern
Sterna paradisaea Pontoppidan,1763 Arctic Tern
Sterna virgata Cabanis, 1875 Kerguelen Tern
Sterna vittata Gmelin,1789 Antarctic Tern
Sterna vittata bethunei Buller, 1896 Antarctic Tern (New Zealand)
Sterna vittata vittata Gmelin, 1789 Antarctic Tern (Indian Ocean)