Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) videos, photos and sound recordings | the Internet Bird Collection

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Common Tern   Sterna hirundo

Check out the full taxonomy and distribution of Common Tern on HBW Alive.
HBW Alive contains information on Descriptive notes, Voice, Habitat, Food and Feeding, Breeding, Movements, Status and Conservation plus a list of bibliographical references for this species account.

Altitudinal range based on materials on IBC:
From sea level up to 3194 meters

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SubspeciesVideosPhotosSounds
S. h. hirundo54762
S. h. minussensis1
S. h. tibetana21
S. h. longipennis14112

Subspecies assigned to 54% of the materials (163 out of 300)

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