This genus includes most, but not all, species of terns.
Aleutian Tern (Sterna aleutica)
Photo of breeding adult in flight.
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
Photos of this bird and its egg, a taxonomy chart, and facts about its nesting and diet.
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
Discusses this bird's physical traits, range, taxonomy, and natural history. Includes photos.
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
Facts about this bird's physical characteristics, range, breeding, diet, and behavior. Includes a photo and sound file.
Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans)
Physical description, range, habitat, natural history, and conservation status. Includes photo and video of mating dance.
Forster's Tern (Sterna Forsteri)
Physical appearance of adult and juvenile, distribution, reproduction, and behavior. With a photo and range map.
Great Gull Island
Information on a research project studying common and roseate terns, with plenty of photographs.
Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)
Photos, identification tips, range maps, and taxonomy chart.
Least Tern (Sterna antillarum)
Fact sheet includes details of this bird's physical characteristics, life history, distribution, and conservation status.
Least Tern (Sterna antillarum)
Photographs of adult and young birds, description, sound file, status and range map.
Royal Tern (Sterna maxima)
Images, identification tips, range maps, facts about nesting, and a taxonomy chart.
Tarapiroe, The Black-fronted Tern (Sterna albostriata)
Describes the nesting and feeding habits of this rare species endemic to New Zealand.
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