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Black Tern

Guifette noire

Chlidonias niger

Birds of North America
  • Black Tern
  • Black Tern
  • Black Tern
  • Black Tern
  • Black Tern

Life, Habitat & Pictures of the Black Tern

B L W W W Family Latin Name
9.75" 24.8cm 24" 61cm 2.2 oz 62.4g Laridae Chlidonias niger

  • Breeding
  • Year Around
  • Winter
Black Tern range

The Black Tern are one of the smallest terns found in North America. This black and grey coloured bird can be found in small nesting colonies on freshwater marshes. They are more abundant on the western prairies than the eastern regions of North American continent. It has been a migrant in Cuba.

Birds of Cuba