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  White-fronted Tern (Sterna striata)

White-fronted Tern | Sterna striata photo
White-fronted Tern (Sterna striata) Miranda, New Zealand

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WHITE-FRONTED TERN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Sterna striata 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:Sterna
Species:striata
Common Name:White-fronted 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)
  Black-naped Tern (S. sumatrana)
  Antarctic Tern (S. vittata)