Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Photo: Mark Yokoyama

Classification

Laridae [family]
Thalasseus [genus] (2)
maximus [species]

Classification

Laridae [family]
Thalasseus [genus] (2)
maximus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Klein Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description North America, Gulf and Caribbean coasts, the West Indies and northern South America.
    Notes on presence status Breeding bird.

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