White-winged tern

White-winged tern

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SPECIES
Chlidonias leucopterus

The white-winged tern, or white-winged black tern, is a species of tern in the family Laridae. It is a small species generally found in or near bodies of fresh water across much of the world, including Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The genus name is from Ancient Greek khelidonios, "swallow-like", from khelidon, "swallow". The name 'white-winged tern' is the standard in most English-speaking countries; in the United Kingdom, this name is also the one used by the formal ornithological recording authorities, but the older alternative 'white-winged black tern' is still frequent in popular use.

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Pi

Piscivores

Te

Terrestrial

Co

Congregatory

Ov

Oviparous

Pr

Precocial

So

Soaring birds

Se

Seabird

So

Social

Mi

Migrating

W

starts with

Distribution

Geography

White-winged tern habitat map

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior
Bird's call

Diet and Nutrition

References

1. White-winged tern Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-winged_tern
2. White-winged tern on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22694782/86772583
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/664220

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