Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae (Gulls, Terns and Skimmers)  
Genus: Onychoprion (2 species, 4 worldwide)


Bridled Tern
Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus melanopterus)
Homestead, Florida,
  Normally seen far from shore, often resting on floating objects. The Bridled Tern is smaller than the slightly larger Sooty Tern, but has grey-brown wings.
   

Sooty Tern
Sooty Tern (Onychoprion fuscatus fuscatus)
Homestead, Florida,  
   


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