Little tern (Sternula albifrons) 21–25 cm

The little tern is a seabird of the family, Laridae. It was formerly placed into the genus Sterna, which now is restricted to the large white terns. The genus name is a diminutive of Sterna, “tern”. To Labuan Island this seabirds usually arrive during the mont of July almost every year. The best place for sighthings is at the Nagalang Shore from August to November, this aves can be spotted with their juvenileduring the low tide around the shore.


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