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Tern, Elegant
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Thalasseus elegans
Bahamas, British Columbia, British Isles, California, Canada, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Europe, Florida, France, French Guiana, Germany, Global, Guatemala, Honduras, Massachusetts, Mexico, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North America, Oregon, Panama, Peru, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, South America, Southern Africa Read more
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This species is considered Near Threatened as it has a restricted breeding range, with more than 90% of the breeding population being restricted to a single island. It is also subject to large population fluctuations in response to climatic effects, and could be negatively affected by climate change ...
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The Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans, syn. Sterna elegans - see Bridge et al., 2005) is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. It breeds on the Pacific coasts of the southern USA and Mexico and winters south to Peru, Ecuador and Chile. ...
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