Category: Sternidae

Gull billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Gelochelidon nilotica | [UK] Gull-billed Tern | [FR] Sterne hansel | [DE] Lachseeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotin de Pico Negro | [IT] Sterna zampenere | [NL] Lachstern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Hydroprogne nilotica Gelochelidon nilotica Worldwide widespread Gelochelidon nilotica affinis Japan, […]

Yellow billed Tern (Sterna superciliaris)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna superciliaris | [UK] Yellow-billed Tern | [FR] Sterne argentee | [DE] Amazonasseeschwalbe | [ES] Charrancito amazonico | [IT] Sterna dell’Amazzonia | [NL] Amazonestern Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Small tern with a greenish bill, in breeding plamage dark grey above and white below. Forehead white with a […]