An adult Sooty Tern in flight.

An adult Sooty Tern in flight.
Species: Sooty Tern   Onychoprion fuscatus
Subspecies: fuscatus
Author: Lars Petersson
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Added to IBC: 21 Oct 2017 - 14:46
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Lars Petersson, IBC1424559. Photo of Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus at Tinhosa Grande, São Tomé and Principe. Accessible at

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