Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Least Tern Sternula antillarum

Photo: Michiel Oversteegen

Classification

Laridae [family]
Sternula [genus] (2)
antillarum [species]

Classification

Laridae [family]
Sternula [genus] (2)
antillarum [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Klein Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Klein Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description North America, Middle America, Gulf coast, the West Indies and the Caribbean sea.
    Notes on presence status This species has also been reported as Sterna albifrons or Sterna albifrons antillarum, which was splitted into two species, of which S. antillarum occurs here. Breeding bird.

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