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Blacknaped Tern Sterna sumatrana courtship involves co

Blacknaped Tern Sterna sumatrana courtship involves co


Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) courtship involves courtship feeding and flight displays.

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Common tern in flight

Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)

One of two Lesser Crested Terns found on Lady Musgrave Island. Note the white flecks on the forehead – this bird is probably moulting to breeding condition, ...

The Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) in Japan

Little tern in flight showing the forked tail

Copulation involves the male mounting the female, which may follow a short period of courtship dance (above two). Once cloacal contact is made the male ...

Lower classifications Common tern, Sterna, Arctic tern, Sandwich tern, Little tern

Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) - tropical and sub-tropical areas of the Pacific and Indian Oceans

The gull-billed tern will sometimes prey on the chicks and young of other terns

Pair of Bridled Terns courting. They rotated about one another with much graceful bowing and their wings held slightly away from the body.

The black-bellied tern is endangered by human activities.

Arctic Tern Sterna Paradisaea Arktiese Sterretjie Bird Wallpaper, Animal Wallpaper, Golden Plover, Arctic

An adult common tern bringing a sand eel to a juvenile

... Terns Sterna paradisaea, north of Inhaca Island, Mozambique, 23 July 2017; note uniform-aged primaries unlike in the non-breeding (presumed first-year) ...

In flight, the Black-naped Terns appeared a brilliant white against the intense blue tropical sky.

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The Inca tern's plumage is atypical of the family.

Black-fronted tern

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Adult Wedge-tailed Shearwater resting on fallen coconut leaves. Image credit Pep Nogues

Birds of Pulau Ling: Black-naped Tern with nestlings Sterna.

Arctic tern

... of a juvenile Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) photographed by Chan Yoke ...

Arctic Tern

River Tern (Sterna aurantia)- Adult & Immature W IMG 9721

Sooty Tern courtship behavior

Forster's tern - Image: Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) RWD1

River tern

White tern with fish

Black-naped Tern and the Crimson Sunbird Photo credit: Francis Yap

... of a juvenile Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) photographed by Chan Yoke ...

White-fronted tern - A pair and their nest at Bayswater, Auckland City,

Taking a look at terns 1 common vs arctic tern

An Arctic tern protecting nest on Amsterdam island, Svalbard

The sooty tern is a dark-backed oceanic species

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A small gathering of Black-naped Terns on coral rubble at the top of the beach on Lady Musgrave Island.

Kleptoparasitic western gull chasing elegant tern

Black-bellied tern

... of a juvenile Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) photographed by Chan Yoke ...

Chinese crested tern

Bailion's Crake MK

The whiskered tern is an insect-eating marsh tern

White-fronted tern - Image: Sterna striata Adam Mark Lenny crop


Terns all in a row at Boat Harbour, Hervey Bay

List of birds of South Africa

Tern Charles Paddock Zoo Inca Tern

The eggs of a black-naped Tern, Sterna sumatrana. This bird is an

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The black shaggy feathers at the back of the head on display here are not really a true crest. The dark bird is a Black Noddy.

Black-shouldered Kite regurgitation or vomiting?


Yeah! I got through! Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill (Tockus leucomelas) Cincinnati Zoo 2016. “

Forster's tern - Image: Forster's Tern

Tern Gulls in Skagen Harbour Powerzoomdk

Sandwich tern

Inca Tern. Very beautiful and unique!

While the Lesser Crested Tern on the left in this photo is a little fuzzy it does provide a good size comparison with the similar but much larger Crested ...


Lesser crested tern

Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis diffusus); photo by N. Ogawa

White-fronted tern - Image: White Fronted Tern

... of a juvenile Black-shouldered Kite (Elanus caeruleus) photographed by Chan Yoke ...

This Avian Wonder was just as hard to capture. After several tries, the Hornbill came into focus and I still remember my excitement.

New Zealand fairy tern

Black-naped tern incubating Sterna Sumatrana Swartneksterretjie

Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana)

TABLE 1 Frequency of each clutch size at One Tree and Eagle Islands

Gull-billed tern


Siberian Blue Robin (Luscinia cyane bochaiensis)

White-fronted tern - Image: White fronted tern flying past with beak open

Ducks, geese, and waterfowl[edit]

Non-breeding adult in Australia


Magnificent Bird of Paradise

Slaty-breasted Rail

Tern Sterna albifrons

... as well as Red-footed Boobies and frigatebirds roosting on a small offshore island. Several distant terns were either Grey-backed or Bridled.

Saunders's Tern (Sterna saundersi)

Pheasants and partridges

Forster's tern - Image: Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) RWD2

TABLE 9 Number of eggs laid and percentage hatched, fledg- ing success.. Biology and Growth of the Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana ...



186A Bridled Tern Sterna anaethetus 2001: At the breeding site of Shek Ngau Chau the

An Arctic tern in flight with wings spread