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Peruvian Tern Sterna lorata

Described by: Philippi; Landbeck (1861)
Alternate common name(s): Chilean Tern
Old scientific name(s): Sternula lorata


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Coastal cw. South America;
Humboldt Current of Ecuador from the Gulf of Guayaquil to Peru and n. Chile to Antofagasta with a breeding colony in Mejillones Bay.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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