Order
Charadriiformes
Family
Laridae
Genus
Gygis
 
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White Tern Gygis alba

Kenneth R. Niethammer and Laura B. Patrick
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 1998

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Figure 1. Distribution of the White Tern in the Hawaiian Archipelago. - Range Map
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  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the White Tern in the Hawaiian Archipelago.

This species breeds on islands throughout the tropical Pacific, Indian, and South Atlantic Oceans. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

Niethammer, K. R. and L. B. Patrick (1998). White Tern (Gygis alba), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.371