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River Tern Sterna aurantia   - Colour aberrant individual
River Tern
Photographer : © Harish N N
Location :Bhadra Backwaters, Karnataka, India
Date : 10 May 2011
English synonyms:Indian River Tern
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :An individual with a colour aberration known as Brown. - Ed.

Brown in old and worn plumage and therefore also completely bleached by the light. - Hein van Grouw