Class Aves
Order Ciconiformes
Family Laridae

Under the Monroe and Sibley system, the Laridae are a large family of sea birds. SubFamilies are:
Larinae (gulls, turns, skimmers, skuas and jaegers)
Alcinae (auklets and murrelets)

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