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Terns

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Sternidae

Species on page (5 species in 3 genera depicted out of 12 genera)

+ Crested tern (Thalasseus maximus formerly Sterna maxima)
+ Greater crested tern (Thalasseus bergii)
+ Forster's tern (Sterna forsteri)
+ Antarctic tern (Sterna vittata)
+ White-winged tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

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Crested tern (Thalasseus maximus formerly Sterna maxima)

Taking a royal tern

royal tern
Thalasseus maximus (formerly Sterna maxima)
August 19, 2013
Hollywood, Florida

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Two every tern

two terns
Thalasseus maximus (formerly Sterna maxima)
August 19, 2013
Hollywood, Florida

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Greater crested tern (Thalasseus bergii)

Tern

tern
Greater crested tern (Thalasseus bergii)
Cape Point, RSA
March 12, 2016
Canon 7dmark2

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Forster's tern (Sterna forsteri)

Terned down

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Palo Alto Baylands
June 3, 2014

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To everything tern, tern, tern

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Palo Alto Baylands
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Antarctic tern (Sterna vittata)

Tern cold

tern

Antarctic tern (Sterna vittata)
Antarctica
December 28, 2013
Canon 5D mark2

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White-winged tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)

Your tern

White-winged tern (Chlidonias leucopterus)
Family: Sternidae
Chobe, Botswana
February 19, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2
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