Personal Project — Bird Families of the World
 

 
a web page by Don Roberson
 
 
Laridae Gulls, Terns, Skimmers
Ivory Gull: 30 Jun 2013 ice-sheet N of Svalbard
Rhynochetidae Kagu
Kagu: 8 Jan 1998 Parc du Riviére Bleue, New Caledonia
Eurypygidae Sunbittern
Sunbittern: 23 July 2010 Pantanal, Brazil
Phaethontidae Tropicbirds
White-tailed Tropicbird: 12 Nov 1992 Cousin I., Seychelles
Gaviidae Loons
Yellow-billed Loon: 4 Feb 2012 Seaside, CA, USA
Spheniscidae Penguins
African Penguin: 30 June 2005 Boulders Bay NP, South Africa
Diomedeidae Albatrosses
Short-tailed Albatross: 22 Apr 2007 Monterey Bay, USA
Oceanitidae Southern Storm-petrels
White-faced Storm-Petrel: 14 Nov 2009 Haurake Gulf, N.Z.
Hydrobatidae Northern Storm-petrels
Band-rumped Storm-Petrel: 13 Jun 2009 off Hatteras, N.C.
Procellariidae Petrels & Shearwaters
White-chinned Petrel: 4 July 2005 off Cape Town
Ciconiidae Storks
Jabiru: 20 Jul 2010 Pantanal, Brazil
Fregatidae Frigatebirds
Magnificent Frigatebird: 29 Oct 1989 Espanola, Galapagos
Sulidae Boobies
Blue-footed Booby: 24 Sep 1976 New Hogan Resv., CA, USA
Phalacrocoracidae Cormorants
Brandt's Cormorant: 24 Mar 2006 Monterey, CA, USA

Anhingidae
Darters
Anhinga: 19 Jul 2010 Pantanal, Brazil
Pelecanidae Pelicans
Brown Pelican: 24 Nov 2012 Pt. Pinos, California, USA

Balaenicipitidae
Shoebill
Shoebill: 28 Jul 2002 Murchison Falls NP, Uganda
Scopidae Hamerkop
Hamerkop: 16 Nov 1981 Lake Baringo, Kenya
 
 
 
 
 

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