Little Tern
Sternula (Sterna) albifrons
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Breeding (yellow in bill) and non-breeding (black bill) little terns are shown in these photos which were all taken at Ushongo and Maziwe Island. All of the flight photos and the left 3rd row photo are courtesy of Paul Oliver; click the photo above to see 9 little terns in flight (Ushongo, 3-11), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the black outer two primaries are diagnostic.

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Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 6-29-20