Charadriiformes

Terns (Sternidae)

HBW 3, p. 624

  • Small to medium-sized slender, graceful seabirds, with long forked tail; most species grey above with black crown, white below.
  • Cosmopolitan.
  • Typically marine, coastal or pelagic; some species on inland waters.
  • 10 genera, 44 species, 123 taxa.
  • 5 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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10 genera, 44 species

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44 species (100%)

 

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10 genera (100%)
44 species (100%)
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30 species (68%)
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