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  Antarctic Tern (Sterna vittata)

Antarctic Tern | Sterna vittata photo
Antarctic Tern

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Antarctic Tern | Sterna vittata photo
Sterna vittata, Entreprise Island, Antarctic Peninsula

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Antarctic Tern | Sterna vittata photo
Antarctic Tern in flight

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ANTARCTIC TERN FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Sterna
Species:vittata
Common Name:Antarctic Tern

Relatives in same Genus
  Little Tern (S. albifrons)
  Bridled Tern (S. anaethetus)
  Lesser Crested Tern (S. bengalensis)
  Crested Tern (S. bergii)
  Caspian Tern (S. caspia)
  Roseate Tern (S. dougallii)
  Sooty Tern (S. fuscata)
  Common Tern (S. hirundo)
  Fairy Tern (S. nereis)
  Gull-billed Tern (S. nilotica)
  Arctic Tern (S. paradisaea)
  White-fronted Tern (S. striata)
  Black-naped Tern (S. sumatrana)