Terns (Sternidae)

White-cheeked Tern (Sterna repressa) - HBW 3, p. 659

French: Sterne à joues blanches German: Weißwangen-Seeschwalbe Spanish: Charrán Arábigo

Taxonomy: Sterna repressa Hartert, 1916, Al Faw, south Iraq, Persian Gulf.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Red Sea S to Somalia and Kenya, and E through Persian Gulf and Oman to W India (Bombay). Winters on coasts of NE Africa and Arabian Sea to SW India and Laccadives.

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