South American tern (Sterna hirundinacea)

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Adult South American tern in breeding colouration
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South American tern fact file

South American tern description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyLaridae
GenusSterna (1)

Information on the South American tern is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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South American tern status

Classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2008)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Adult South American tern in breeding colouration  
Adult South American tern in breeding colouration

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