Bridled tern

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The Bridled tern – Onychoprion anaethetus is a Tropical medium sized migratory seabird of the family Laridae. It is found in all the world’s Tropical Oceans where it breeds on rocky islands, outside of the breeding season it disperses more widely to spend its time at sea. In the AWB Region it breeds on the coasts of the Red Sea, the Arabian Peninsular, the Arabian Gulf, Socotra, S Western Sahara, N Mauritania and the Comoros islands. It winters offshore the SW coast of Mauritania.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus:  Onychoprion

Species...Onychoprion anaethetus
Bridled tern - Species - ebird.org
Bridled tern - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Bridled tern - Database - avibase
Bridled tern - Seabird - natureseychelles.org
Bridled tern - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Bridled tern - Images - google.com
Bridled tern - Video - youtube.com
Bridled tern - Datazone - birdlife.org
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