Tag: Sterna fuscata

Influence of date and body mass at fledging on long-term survival of sooty terns sterna fuscata

Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) Science Article 5 abstract The Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata is a pan-tropical seabird that nests typically on isolated oceanic islands. Sooty Terns nest always on the ground, generally amongst sparse herb vegetation and often in large dense colonies, sometimes numbering hundreds of thousands of pairs (Gochfeld & Burger 1996, Schreiber at […]