Inca Tern

Larosterna inca - Sterne inca

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Larosterna

  • Species
    :

    inca

Descriptor

Lesson, R Garnot, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 42 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 189 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sterne inca
adult
Sterne inca
adult plum. breeding

Inca Tern (Larosterna inca) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sterne inca,
  • Charrán Inca,
  • Grazina-inca,
  • Inkaseeschwalbe,
  • inka csér,
  • Inkastern,
  • Sterna inca,
  • Inkatärna,
  • Inkaterne,
  • rybarica ozdobná,
  • rybák inka,
  • Inkaterne,
  • inkatiira,
  • xatrac inca,
  • rybitwa wąsata,
  • Крачка-инка,
  • インカアジサシ,
  • 印加燕鸥,
  • 印加燕鷗,

Voice song and cries

Sterne inca
immature

Habitat

Sterne inca
adult

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Intertidal : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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