Sooty tern

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The Sooty tern – Onychoprion fuscatus is a Tropical medium sized seabird of the family Laridae. It is found in Tropical Waters worldwide and apart from the breeding season when it nests colonially on rocky or coral islands, it spends it’s time at sea. In the AWB Region it breeds in the Socotra islands and outside the breeding season it is found offshore Oman and is Accidental to UAE E coast waters.

Order:  Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Genus:  Onychoprion

Species...Onychoprion fuscatus
Sooty tern - Species - ebird.org
Sooty tern - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Sooty tern - Database - avibase
Sooty tern - Species - nzbirdsonline.org.nz
Sooty tern - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org


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

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