Adult Little Tern

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Colouring Pale grey back, black head, white breast
Voice Sharp rapid chattering
Feeds on Fish
Flight Quick, flittering wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Little Tern
Adult Little Tern
Page Last Updated 4/24/2018 3:25:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Sternidae
Species Sterna albifrons
Category Terns
StdName Little Tern
Vital Statistics
Length 22 to 24 cms
Weight 50 to 65 gms
Wingspan 48 to 55 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Little Tern (Species=Sterna albifrons / Standard Name=Little Tern)