Peruvian tern

Peruvian tern

Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Sternula lorata

The Peruvian tern, chirrío or gaviotín Chico is a species of tern in the family Laridae. Found in northern Chile, Ecuador, and Peru, its natural habitats are hot deserts, sandy shores, and coastal saline lagoons. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Pi

Piscivores

Te

Terrestrial

Co

Congregatory

Ov

Oviparous

Pr

Precocial

So

Soaring birds

Se

Seabird

So

Social

No

Not a migrant

P

starts with

Distribution

Geography

Continents
Biogeographical realms

Peruvian tern habitat map

References

1. Peruvian tern Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peruvian_tern
2. Peruvian tern on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22694685/155621597

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