Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

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This species account discusses: distinguishing characteristics, distribution, systematics, migration, habitat, food habits, vocalizations, behavior (locomotion, maintenance, agonistic, sexual, social, interspecific), breeding (phenology, nest site, nest, eggs, incubation, development of the young, parental care), demography and populations (life span, mortality, dispersal and philopatry, population status), conservation and management, plumages and molt, and measurements. There is also a bibliography which lists key references for additional information. (DBO)
Publication type Book
Title Least tern (Sterna antillarum)
Volume 290
Year Published 1997
Language English
Publisher Academy of Natural Sciences
Publisher location Philadelphia, PA
Contributing office(s) Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center
Description 32 pp
Larger Work Type Report
Larger Work Subtype Other Report
Larger Work Title The Birds of North America
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