Annotated List of the Seabirds of the World


Fig. 1. Northern Fulmar, Devon Island, Nunavut, Canada in late August 2004. Photo by Angus Wilson© 2004, All rights reserved.

I hope these pages will become a database of information about the seabirds of the world and some of the best places to see them. Any suggestions to fill the many gaps or provide additional localities would be extremely helpful. Conservation rankings are from the preliminary guidelines set out by BirdLife International and posted to Seabirds Internet discussion group by John Cooper.


Grebes
Penguins
Albatrosses
Giant Petrels
Fulmars
Gadfly Petrels
Prions

Shearwaters
Storm-petrels
Diving Petrels

Gannets and Boobies
Cormorants and Shags
Frigatebirds
Tropicbirds

Gulls
Skuas and Jaegers
Skimmers

Terns
Noddies
Auks/Alcids


Fig. 2. Thick-billed Murres, Prince Leopold Island, Nunavut, Canada in late August 2004. Photo by Angus Wilson© 2004, All rights reserved.


Copyright © 2005 All rights reserved. Angus Wilson

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