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Least Tern Sternula antillarum   - Adult
Least Tern
Photographer : © Yann Muzika
Location :Ibaraki, Honshu, Japan
Date : 13 July 2016
English synonyms:Little Tern
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :The Least Tern is on the right with a Little Tern on the left. Notice the shorter, darker legs of the Least Tern. YM
Taxonomic Notes :A vagrant to the Oriental Region. Formerly considered conspecific with Little Tern Sternula albifrons.
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