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  White Tern (Gygis alba)

White Tern | Gygis alba photo
White Tern

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White Tern | Gygis alba photo
White Terns at Midway Atoll

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White Tern | Gygis alba photo
White Tern (Gygis alba) incubating egg

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WHITE TERN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Gygis alba in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Gygis
Species:alba
Common Name:White Tern