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Sooty tern – Onychoprion fuscata

Onychoprion fuscata (sooty tern) with egg © Queensland Government, 1991

Common name

sooty tern

Scientific name

Onychoprion fuscata

Kingdom

animals

Class

Aves (birds)

Family

Laridae (gulls and terns)

NCA status

Least concern

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Sooty tern – Onychoprion fuscata, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 27 September 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?onychoprion-fuscata>.

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