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Black-bellied Tern Sterna acuticauda   - Comparison
Black-bellied Tern
Photographer : © Vishwatej Pawar
Location :Pune, Maharashtra, India
Date : 7 May 2015
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Bird Group :CICONIIFORMES
Red Data Status :Endangered
Remarks :Black-bellied Tern (front/left) & River Tern Sterna aurantia (back/right). Both adults in breeding plumage.

Vishwatej Pawar & Rohit Damle's note on the breeding of Black-bellied Tern in Pune district has been published in BNHS & IBCN's magazine Mistnet VOL. 16, NO.2, April-June, 2015 Issue.