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 Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus)




Royal Tern | Thalasseus maximus photo
Royal Tern, Laguna Madre Breakwater, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

Royal Tern | Thalasseus maximus photo
Royal Tern, Laguna Madre Breakwater, South Padre Island, Texas

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

ROYAL TERN FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Thalasseus
Species:maximus
Common Name:Royal Tern