Little tern

Little tern

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Sternula albifrons

The little tern is a seabird of the family Laridae. It was formerly placed into the genus Sterna, which now is restricted to the large white terns. The genus name is a diminutive of Sterna, "tern". The specific albifrons is from Latin albus, "white", and "frons", forehead. The former North American and Red Sea S. a. saundersi subspecies are now considered to be separate species, the least tern and Saunders's tern .

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Pi

Piscivores

Te

Terrestrial

Co

Congregatory

Ov

Oviparous

Pr

Precocial

So

Soaring birds

Se

Seabird

So

Social

Mi

Migrating

L

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Little tern habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. Little tern Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_tern
2. Little tern on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22694656/155476219
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/676074

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