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The forster's tern (sterna forsteri) breeds primarily in the marshes of the lower Canadian plains and the northern plains of the United States and winters in the marshes. lakes, rivers and along the coasts of the Unites States, Mexico, upper Central America and the Caribbean. Look for marshes with lots of open water and island of brush like material.

 

They are plunge divers and prey mainly on small fish, crustaceans and insects.

Picture of a Forster'f tern flying over the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge in Brevard County, Florida as a fine art nature print fo the alls of your home or office.

Title:   Forster's Tern

Picture of a trio of Forster's terns flying over the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge in Brevard County, Florida as a fine art nature print for the walls of your home or office.

Title:   Forsters Trio

Picture of a forster's tern flying ove the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge in Brevard County, Florida as a fine art nature print for the walls of your home or office.

Title:   Sterna Forsteri

The least tern (sternula antillarum) nests on the sandy coastal beaches and up the major river systems of the southern United States and northern South America. A migratory bird, it winters in Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America. 

 

Measuring 8.7' to 9.4' in length with a wingspan  of about 20", sternula antillarum hovers over the shallow waters of beaches, lagoons and estuaries looking for the small fish, crustaceans, and insects that make up the bulk of their diet. Once located, they plunge into the water after their prey.

Picture of a least tern and its reflection in Florida's Greer Island Park as a fine art nature print for the wall of your home or office.

Title: Reflections Of A Tern

 

The royal tern (thalasseus maximus) is found on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the Americas and the west coast of Africa. Their range on the Atlantic coast starts at Maryland and Virginia in the United States and stretches as far south as Argentina  in South America. On the Pacific coast they range from California in the United States south to Peru in South America.

 

Measuring from 18" to 20" in length with a wingspan between 49" and 53", thallasseus maximus feeds near the shore, close to the beach or in backwater bays and is only found near saltwater. It dives into the water from as high as thirty feet for the small fish, insects, shrimp, and crabs that make up their diet.

Picture of a royal tern resting on a beach at Greer Island Park in Sarasota, County, Florida as a fine art nature print for the wall of your home or office.

Title: Royal Tern

The sandwich tern (thalasseus sandvicensis) can be found on the coasts, islands, and large freshwater lakes near the coasts of the Americas, the west coast of Africa, the Mediterranean, Europe, and the Arabian Gulf States to India.

 

Measuring from 15" to 17" in length with a wingspan between 33" and 38", thallasseus sandvicensis feeds by plunge diving directly, without hovering, for the fish, crustaceans and insects upon which it feeds.

Picture of a sandwich tern taking flight from a beach near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge as a fine art nature print for the walls of your home or office.

Title:   Thalasseus Sandvicensis

Picture of a sandwich tern on the beach in Florida's Greer Island Park on Longboat Key as a fine art nature print for the wall of your home or office.

Title:   Sandwich Tern

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