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