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Sterna balaenarum

Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, AEWA
IUCN StatusNear threatened
Geographic range
Countries Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Congo (Brazzaville), Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo
Common names
EnglishDamara Tern
FrenchSterne De Baleiniers
SpanishCharrancito de damara
GermanDamaraseeschwalbe
Taxonomy
ClassAves
OrderCharadriiformes
FamilyLaridae
Scientific name Sterna balaenarum