Peruvian tern

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Peruvian tern
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Sternidae
Genus: Sternula
Species: S. lorata
Binomial name
Sternula lorata
(Philippi & Landbeck, 1861)

Sterna lorata

The Peruvian tern (Sternula lorata) is a species of tern in the Sternidae family. It is found in northern Chile, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are hot deserts, sandy shores, and coastal saline lagoons. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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