Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Family Name Listing

Family: Laridae
Gulls and terns

Scientific NameHawaiian NameCommon NamePhotoTSNPark StatusAbundanceResidencyNativity
Anous minutus melanogenys
noio
Hawaiian noddy, Black NoddyHawaiian or Black Noddy. Anous minutus melanogenys.Hawaiian or Black Noddy. Anous minutus melanogenys.-501449Present in ParkUnknownUnknownNative
Anous stolidus
noio koha
Brown Noddy Brown Noddy. Anous stolidusBrown Noddy. noio koha. Anous stolidus 176941UnconfirmedUnknownUnknownNative
Larus argentatus Herring GullHerring gull. Larus argentatus176824Probably PresentVagrantMigratoryNative
Larus atricillaLaughing Gull  Laughing gull. Larus atricillaLaughing gull. Larus atricillaLaughing gull. Larus atricilla
176837Present in ParkRareMigratoryNative
Larus delawarensisRing-billed GullRing-billed gull. Larus delawarensis (1st summer plumage).Ring-billed gull. Larus delawarensis (breeding plumage)Ring-billed gull. Larus delawarensis (breeding plumage)176830Present in ParkOccasionalMigratoryNative
Larus glaucescens Glaucous-winged GullGlaucous-winged gull. Larus glaucescens.176814Present in ParkOccasionalMigratoryNative
Larus philadelphia Bonaparte's GullBonaparte's gull. Larus philadelphia.176839Present in ParkOccasionalMigratoryNative
Larus pipixcanFranklin's Gull Franklin's gull. Larus pipixcan. 176838Present in ParkOccasionalVagrantNative
Chlidonias niger'Ewa'ewaBlack Tern176959Present in ParkOccasionalVagrantNative
Sterna albifronsLittle Tern176899Present in ParkOccasionalVagrantNative
Sterna antillarum Least Tern176923Present in ParkOccasionalMigratoryNative
Sterna caspiaCaspain Tern Caspain tern. Sterna caspia.Caspain tern. Sterna caspia.Caspain tern. Sterna caspia. 176924Probably PresentUnknownVagrantNo data
Sterna fuscata 'Ewa'ewaSooty TernSooty tern. Sterna fuscata.Sooty tern. Sterna fuscata.176894Probably PresentUnknownNo dataNative
Sterna paradisaeaArctic Tern176890Probably PresentUnknownNo dataNo data

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