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Tern, Aleutian bird pictures


Tern, Aleutian bird picturesALEUTIAN TERN
73. Sterna aleutiea. 15 inches.

This handsome Tern is of the same form and size as the Common Tern, but has a darker mantle, and the forehead is white, with a black line extending from the bill to the eye.

Nest. - Is much the same as the Arctic, but the eggs are somewhat smaller and narrower (1.70 x 1.15).