Black-naped tern

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Black-naped tern – Sterna sumatrana – is a mid-sized migratory Oceanic tern of Type – seabird, Family Laridae and Order Charadriiformes. It has two populations, Indian Ocean and SE Asia, in the Indian Ocean it breeds on islands W and SW of the Indian sub-continent, and outside of the breeding season, it is pelagic to offshore of E coast of Africa. In the AWB Region it is found offshore of the Comoros islands.

Type - seabird - nests on Tropical islands W and SW of India, 
Typical Habitat - pelagic to shores of E Africa outside of breeding season, 

Order:	Charadriiformes
Family:	Laridae
Genus:	Sterna

Species -	Sterna sumatrana
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