Photo Credit: Bill Horn
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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Sterna hirundo

STATUS: Breeder. Common in fall, fairly common in spring and summer, and rare in winter in Gulf Coastal Plain region. In other regions, rare in spring and fall, and occasional in summer. MODERATE CONSERVATION CONCERN.

HABITAT: Found in the Gulf and on bays, beaches, lakes, and rivers.