Black-bellied Tern

Black-bellied Tern

  Sterna acuticauda
Chambal River, Uttar Pradesh, India - 26 december 2015

Black-bellied Tern resting on a sandy beach.
The Black-bellied Tern is an endangered species and in continuing decline. It has gone extinct in many areas in its former range, so we were relieved to find a few of this very smart tern in Chambal River.