Sterna fuscata.

Sterna fuscata.

Sterna fuscata Linn,, Syst. Nat., 12th ed., i, p. 228 (1766).

Type-locality: San Domingo, West Indies.

The typical form is less grey underneath than our Indian bird and has a rather smaller bill. The differences are but slight.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.6 1929.
Title in Book: 
Sterna fuscata.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
Year: 
1929
Page No: 
143
M_ID: 
4629
M_CN: 
Sooty Tern
M_SN: 
Onychoprion fuscatus
Volume: 
Vol. 6
id: 
4939

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