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Arctic Tern | Sterna paradisaea photo
Arctic Tern

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Arctic Tern | Sterna paradisaea photo
Arctic Tern

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Arctic Tern | Sterna paradisaea photo
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) in flight near the island FanÝ, Denmark.

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Arctic Tern | Sterna paradisaea photo
Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) in Quttinirpaaq National Park, Nunavut, Canada

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ARCTIC TERN FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Sterna
Species:paradisaea
Common Name:Arctic 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)
  White-fronted Tern (S. striata)
  Black-naped Tern (S. sumatrana)
  Antarctic Tern (S. vittata)