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Saunders's Tern Sternula saundersi   - Courtship feeding
Saunders's Tern
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Modhava, near Mandvi, Kutch, Gujarat, India
Date : 29 April 2017
English synonyms:Saunder's Tern, Saunders' Tern, Black-shafted Tern, Black-shafted Little Tern, Mekran Coast Little Tern, Saunders's Little Tern, Saunder's Little Tern, Chinese Little Tern
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :One Saunders's Tern seated very quietly near the seashore. When the other adult bring the fish, and fed it to first one. Again adult who bring the fish went to hunt and came back with fish and repeat the same. - VP & PM