www.birding.in   birding.in
Black-naped Tern

Kingdom: Animalia    Phylum: Chordata    Class: Aves (Birds)    Order: Charadriiformes    Family: Laridae

Black-naped Tern (Sterna sumatrana) is a resident in Maldives, Seychelles and Andaman & Nicobar islands of India   Size: 35 cm

Black-naped Tern is a small tern with a tropical distribution, breeding from Aldabra Atoll, western Indian Ocean to Fiji and Samoa in the Pacific Ocean. The species has only recently been definitely recorded from Cosmoledo Atoll 1000 km south-west of Mahe, Seychelles.

Anseriformes Apodiformes Bucerotiformes Caprimulgiformes Charadriiformes Ciconiiformes Columbiformes Coraciiformes Cuculiformes
Falconiformes Galliformes Gaviiformes Gruiformes Passeriformes Pelecaniformes Phoenicopteriformes Piciformes Podicipediformes
Procellariiformes Psittaciformes Pteroclidiformes  Strigiformes  Trogoniformes Turniciformes Upupiformes

Birds Bird Diagram Ornithology Indian Sites Bird Watching Migration North India Birds of India Haryana
All rights reserved.  Copyright 2005-2010  Birds and birding in India.   Disclaimer

website: Free Java Guide & Tutorials