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White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus   - Partial breeding plumage
White-winged Tern
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, near Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Date : 12 May 2016
English synonyms:Whitewinged Tern, White-winged Black Tern
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :On that day, we saw four White-winged Terns. Out of 4 , two were in breeding plumage , one in partial breeding plumage and one is non-breeding. They were flying, fishing and perching with Whiskered Tern.- VP & PM