Birds of Panama

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae (Gulls, Terns, Skimmers)  
Genus: Leucophaeus (2 species, 5 worldwide)



Laughing Gull
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)
Sanibel Island, Florida,  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Laughing Gull
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla megalopterus)
John Lloyd State Park, Florida, USA
  Breeding Colors
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Laughing Gull
Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla megalopterus) Immature
Key Biscayne, Florida, USA  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Additional photo.

Franklin's Gull
Franklin's Gull (Leucophaeus pipixcan)
Nacional Reserva Paracas, Peru  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Similar to northern hemisphere [Laughing Gull], but a bit smaller.


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