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Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana

  • LC Least Concern
  • Names (17)
  • Subspecies (2)
Michael Gochfeld, Joanna Burger, and Ernest Garcia
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated February 14, 2017

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Recommended Citation

Gochfeld, M., J. Burger, and E. F. J. Garcia (2020). Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, and E. de Juana, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.blnter1.01