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  Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis)

Fairy Tern | Sterna nereis photo
Fairy Tern (Sterna nereis), Little Swanport, Tasmania, Australia

Image by JJ Harrison (http://www.noodlesnacks.com/) - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

FAIRY TERN FACTS



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