Terns (Sternidae)

River Tern (Sterna aurantia) - HBW 3, p. 648

French: Sterne de rivière German: Hinduseeschwalbe Spanish: Charrán Indio
Other common names: Indian River Tern

Taxonomy: Sterna aurantia J. E. Gray, 1831, India.
Monotypic.

Distribution: E Pakistan to S India and E through Nepal to SW China (Yunnan) and Mekong Delta.