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Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis)

Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis)

Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis)



Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis) Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis)

Class: Aves
Family: Laridae
Common Name: Lesser Crested Tern
Genus: Thalasseus
Species Name: bengalensis

About The Lesser Crested Tern

The Lesser Crested Tern breeds in subtropical coastal parts of the world mainly from the Red Sea across the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific, and Australia, with a significant population on the southern coast of the Mediterranean on two islands off the coast of Libya. Outside the breeding season it ranges on the north African coast (both Mediterranean and Atlantic), on much of the Indian Ocean nearby continents, and in the western Pacific north of Australia up to New Guinea and Vietnam1.



Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2015. Thalasseus bengalensis. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

Madagascar
Uganda and stops between

Member Lifelists

Africa
Asia
World

Sites Where Observed

Location
Date
Notes

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