- Large-billed Tern
 - Large-billed Tern
 - Large-billed Tern
 - Large-billed Tern

Large-billed Tern Phaetusa simplex Scientific name definitions

Michael Gochfeld, Joanna Burger, Guy M. Kirwan, and Ernest Garcia
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated May 15, 2016

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Distribution of the Large-billed Tern - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Large-billed Tern

Recommended Citation

Gochfeld, M., J. Burger, G. M. Kirwan, and E. F. J. Garcia (2020). Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex), 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.labter1.01
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