Roseate Tern
Sterna dougallii
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The roseate tern is distinguished from the common terns in the lower right photo by the longer wings and the long tail streamers (center bird). The top photo (Tanga, 8-17) is courtesy of Per Holmen. Click the photo to see nine enlargements of breeding and non-breeding adults. Click here to read about a breeding colony.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-17 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Paul Oliver, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 11-29-17