Order: Charadriiformes | Family: Laridae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Western Amazonia
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonian Brazil
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Amazonian Ecuador
Age: Adult with Large-billed Tern | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Western Amazonia
Status: The Yellow-billed Tern is fairly common in Amazonian Rivers. It also forages at oxbow lakes. It also occurs in Co, Ec, Br, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Gaviotín de Pico Amarillo.
Sub-species: Yellow-billed Tern (Sternula superciliaris), Vieillot 1819.
Meaning of Name: Sternula: Gr. diminutive of Sterna. superciliaris: L. referring to the eyebrow.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.