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Lesser crested tern – Thalasseus bengalensis

Thalasseus bengalensis (lesser crested tern) © Andrew McDougall, QPWS, 2007

Common name

lesser crested tern

Scientific name

Thalasseus bengalensis

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:

Lesser crested tern – Thalasseus bengalensis, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 9 December 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?thalasseus-bengalensis>.

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