Sterna paradisaea

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sterna paradisaea

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(Arctic tern)

Scientific name: Sterna paradisaea (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Popular names: Arctic tern
Danish name: Havterne

Family: Sternidae (Terns)

Distribution: Circumpolar (Arctic and Antarctic regions)
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Max size: ~ 85 cm (wingspan); ~ 39 cm (body length) / 130 g