Bridled Tern

Onychoprion anaethetus

Summary 7

The Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus, formerly Sterna anaethetus - see Bridge et al., 2005) is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. It is a bird of the tropical oceans.

Range description 8

The Bridled Tern is a bird of the tropical oceans. It breeds off the Pacific and Atlantic coast of Central America including the Caribbean, off small areas of western Africa, around Arabia and eastern Africa down to South Africa, off the coast of India, and in much of south-east Asia and Australasia excluding southern Australia and New Zealand (del Hoyo et al. 1996).

Sources and Credits

  1. (c) James Shelton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1127329
  2. (c) 2007 Mark Nairn, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?seq_num=232360&one=T
  3. (c) Aviceda, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/51/Bridled_Tern_LEI_Nov06.JPG
  4. (c) Dan Irizarry, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3431/5753896614_f0bfd0a648.jpg
  5. (c) Dan Irizarry, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2731/5753896464_861c9e7025.jpg
  6. (c) Dan Irizarry, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2184/5753353539_f237ebbf92.jpg
  7. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onychoprion_anaethetus
  8. (c) International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://eol.org/data_objects/31172877

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