Larosterna inca

Family : Sternidae


Larosterna inca, Sternidae

The Inca tern (Larosterna inca) is one of the most beautiful and elegant membres of this family. The scientific and vulgar names both get origin from Inca people as the presence of this species corresponds to the territory inhabited in old times by this population. Social bird, it lives in colonies scattered on the Peru, Ecuador and Chili coasts © Giuseppe Mazza



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