Birds of Colombia

    CHARADRIIFORMES: Laridae (Gulls, Terns and Skimmers)  
Genus: Sternula (2 species, 7 worldwide)


Least Tern
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum antillarum)
Green Cay Nature Center, Delray Beach, Florida, USA
  The smallest tern, unmistakable because of its size, also has a distinctive bill.
   

Least Tern
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) Immature
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States  
   


Yellow-billed Tern
Yellow-billed Tern (Sternula superciliaris)
Leticia, Amazonas, Colombia
  Note black extending from eye to bill.
   



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