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Least tern (Sterna antillarum)

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Abstract

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)

Additional Publication Details

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