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Little Tern Sternula albifrons sinensis   - Adults and immature
Little Tern
Photographer : © David Bakewell
Location :Tanjung Tokong, Penang, Malaysia
Date : 26 August 2006
English synonyms:Western White-shafted Ternlet (tormenti = sinensis), Little Striker, Minute Tern, Sea Swallow, Silver Ternlet, Eastern Little Tern (sinensis)
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :1st winter bird (centre) shows paler legs and browner cap than adults, as well as dark subterminal marks on coverts