Little tern

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The Little tern – Sternula albifrons is a small Old World, migratory seabird of the family Laridae. It is primarily a summer breeder to Eurasia, there are two main populations Europe to Central Asia that migrates to Arabian and S Asian coastal waters, and a Far Eastern population that migrates to more open waters of SE Asia and Australasia, In addition there is a smaller resident populations across N Africa, the Middle East and the N Indian subcontinent. As can be inferred from the above it can be found all around the AWB Region wherever there is a coastline and also at inland rivers in Mali, Niger and Chad.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus:  Sternula

Species...Sternula albifrons
Little tern - Species - ebird.org
Little tern - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Little tern - Card - oiseaux-birds.com
Little tern - Features - nationaltrust.org.uk
Little tern - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

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

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