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 11/13/2019 10:24:58 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Sternidae
Species Sterna albifrons
Category Terns
StdName Little Tern
Vital Statistics
Length 8.7 to 9.4 ins
Weight 1.8 to 2.3 ozs
Wingspan 18.9 to 21.7 ins
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)