Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Terns :: South American Tern
South American Tern Sterna hirundinacea
Described by: Lesson (1831)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangePacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean coast of c. to s. South America;
Peru (San Gallan Is.) and e. Brazil (e. Bahia, Rio de Janeiro) s. through Chile, Uruguay (coastal Banados del Este) and Argentina to Tierra del Fuego and the Falkland Is.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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