FONT's Photo Gallery II 
(tropicbirds thru alcids)

 Photos courtesy of some of our tour  participants and others.

Our thanks to those who have contributed!

(© all photos - all rights reserved - duplication prohibited without the consent of the photographer)

In the left column, double-click the species name in the list to get to the photo on this page.
In the right column, double-click the image to to view a larger photo.

List of species: 


White-tailed Tropicbird

Red-billed Tropicbird



Red-footed Booby

Blue-footed Booby

Northern Gannet 


Red-necked Phalarope



Pomarine Jaeger

Parasitic Jaeger

Long-tailed Jaeger 

Chilean Skua 

South Polar Skua



Swallow-tailed Gull

Black-headed Gull

Red-billed Gull

Dolphin Gull

Heerman's Gull

Gray Gull

Kelp Gull

Franklin's Gull

Black-tailed Gull

Vega (Herring) Gull &
Slaty-backed Gull

Glaucous Gull

Iceland Gull

Sabine's Gull

Ross' Gull

Ivory Gull

Black-legged Kittiwake

Red-legged Kittiwake

Roseate Tern

South American Tern

Bridled Tern

Sooty Tern 

Inca Tern  



Razorbill & Common Murre


Crested Auklet

Tufted Puffin

Horned Puffin

Atlantic Puffin






Tropicbirds (order Pelecaniformes, family Phaethontidae):

White-tailed Tropicbird (Phaethon lepturus)

(Photo by Alan Brady)

Red-billed Tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)

(Photo by Alan Brady)

Boobies & Gannets (order Pelecaniformes, family Sulidae)

Red-footed Booby (Sula sula)

(Photo during FONT Puerto Rico tour, by B.J. Rose)

Blue-footed Boobies (Sula nebouxii)

(Photo during FONT Southern & Western Ecuador tour, by Myra Outwater)

Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus)

(photo during FONT pelagic trip from New Jersey, USA, 
Dec 2001, by Andy Smith.)

Phalaropes (order Charadriiformes, family Scolopacidae)

Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)

(as seen off North Carolina, USA)
(photo by Alan Brady)

Jaegers & Skuas (order Charadriiformes, family Stercorariidae): 

Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus)

(Seen during various FONT pelagic trips off  North America, 
 in the Caribbean, off Chile, and off Japan.
 Also during tours in Alaska and Europe. )
(above left photo by Alan Brady)  
(above right photo by Marie Z. Gardner)

(above photos by Steve Kerr, during a FONT East Coast USA 
 pelagic trip)

(two, including a dark morph, during FONT Lewes, DE pelagic trip, September 2000, photo by Marshall Iliff)

Parasitic Jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)

(photograph by Jens B. Bruun)

Long-tailed Jaeger  (Stercorarius longicaudus)

(above, photo during a FONT late-summer pelagic trip off New Jersey, 1998
by Steve Kerr,
below, photo during FONT pelagic trip from Lewes, Delaware, September 2000 by Marshall Iliff.)

Chilean Skua (Catharacta chilensis) 

(photo during FONT Chile Tour, November 1999, by Björn Johansson of Sweden) 

South Polar Skua (Catharacta maccormicki)

(photos above during FONT Lewes Delaware pelagic trip, June 2001, by Jordan Wilkerson; photo below during FONT Lewes Delaware/Maryland pelagic trip, June 2000, by Andrew P. Ednie.)

Gulls & Terns (order Charadriiformes, family Laridae):

Swallow-tailed Gull (Creagrus furcatus)

(a breeder on the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador)

Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)


(left: non-breeding plumage; right: breeding plumage) 
(seen during FONT European birding tours)
(photos by Armas Hill)

(two 1st-winter birds, in Delaware USA)
(photo by Stephen J. Davies)

Red-billed Gulls (Larus scopulinus)

(photo during FONT New Zealand Tour, November 2000, by Steve Gantlett of England)

Dolphin Gull (Larus scoresbii)

(seen during FONT Argentina & Chile tours)

Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni)

(as seen during FONT's Pacific Coast USA tour)
(photo by Armas Hill)

Gray Gull (Larus modestus)

(photo by Harold Lebo, during a FONT Chile tour)

Kelp Gull (Larus dominicanus)

(seen during FONT tours in Brazil, Argentina, & Chile)
(photo by Alan Brady)

Franklin's Gull (Larus pipixcan)

(as seen off the coast of Chile, South America)
(photo by Alan Brady)

Black-tailed Gull (Larus crassirostris)

(seen during FONT tours in Japan)
(photo by Alan Brady)

Vega (Herring) Gull & Slaty-backed Gull 

(as seen during FONT Japan birding tours)
(photo by Kogi Tagi)

Glaucous Gull (juvenile) (Larus hyperboreus)

(photograph by Marvin Hyatt)

Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)


(photographs by Marvin Hyatt)

Sabine's Gull (Xema sabini)

(photograph by Jens B. Bruun)

Ross' Gull (Rhodostethia rosea)

(above left: in winter plumage, photo by Steve Kerr, 
above right: in breeding plumage, photo by Alan Brady,
below: immature bird - a first for Tokyo; photo during FONT Japan tour, December 1999, by Joe Fuhrman.)

Ivory Gull  (Pagophila Eburnea)

(photo by Alan Brady)

Black-legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

(left: at nest feeding young - Newfoundland, Canada)
(right: immature bird in flight)
(photographed off New Jersey by Alan Brady)

Red-legged Kittiwake (Larus brevirostris)

(during FONT tour in the Pribilofs, Alaska, May 2002)
(photo by Peter Ferrera)

Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)

(seen during various FONT tours, including those on Amami Island, Japan: photo by Alan Brady)

South American Tern (Sterna hirundinacea)

(seen during FONT tours in Argentina & Chile)
(photo by Armas Hill)

Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus)


(seen during FONT pelagic trips off North Carolina, New Jersey, and Delaware, and during tours in the Caribbean; 
left photo by Alan Brady; right photo by Steve Kerr)

Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata)


(seen during FONT U.S. tours in North Carolina & Florida, & in the Caribbean)
(photos by Alan Brady)

Inca Tern (Larosterna inca) 

(Photo during FONT 1999 Chile Tour, by  Björn Johansson of Sweden) 

Alcids (order Charadriiformes, family Alcidae):

Razorbill & Common Murres (Alca torda & Uria aalge)

(as during FONT summer tours in Iceland and Newfoundland)

Least Auklet (Aethia pusilla)

(left photo by Peter Ferrera during FONT's Alaska tour 
in the Pribilofs, May 2002; right photo by Mike Danzenbaker)

Crested Auklet (Aethia cristatella)

(photo by Peter Ferrera during FONT's Alaska tour 
in the Pribilofs, May 2002)

Tufted Puffin
(Lunda cirrhata)

(photo by Peter Ferrera during FONT's Alaska tour 
in the Pribilofs, May 2002)

Horned Puffin (Fratercula corniculata)

(photo by Paul West, on the Pribilofs, Alaska)

Atlantic Puffin (Fratercula arctica)

(Atlantic Puffins - Newfoundland, Canada)

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