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  Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)

Roseate Tern | Sterna dougallii photo
Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) Lady Elliot Island, SE Queensland, Australia

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Roseate Tern | Sterna dougallii photo
Roseate Tern in flight

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ROSEATE TERN FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Sterna
Species:dougallii
Common Name:Roseate 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)
  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)
  Antarctic Tern (S. vittata)