Yellow-billed tern

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Yellow-billed tern
Yellow-billed tern Sternula superciliaris.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Sternidae
Genus: Sternula
Species: S. superciliaris
Binomial name
Sternula superciliaris
(Vieillot, 1819)

Sterna superciliaris


The yellow-billed tern (Sternula superciliaris) is a species of tern in the family Sternidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela. It,s natural habitats are rivers, swamps, and freshwater lakes.


It has a yellow beak and feet, grey wings and a black cap except a fairly long grey brow.