Malaysian Birds - Terns

 

These group of birds are mainly shore birds. Perhaps some migratory may not come to shores with human habitats nearby. Chances of meeting up with them still exist. They should be able to be seen in more remote shores or mudflats far out into the seas

 

 

Gulls

  1. Black-headed Gull  
       
  2. Black-tailed Gull

 

 
       
  3. Brown-headed Gull

 

 
       
  4.Laughing Gull  
       
  5. Lesser Black-backed Gull

 

 
       
  6. Little Gull  
       
  7. Slender-billed Gull  
       

Terns

  1. Aleutian Tern  
       
  2. Black-naped Tern

 

 
       
  3. Bridled Tern

 

 
       
  4.Caspian Tern  
       
  5. Chinese Crested Tern

 

 
       
  6. Common Tern  
       
  7. Great Crested Tern  
       
  8. Gull-billed Tern  
       
  Lesser Crested Tern  
       
  10. Little Tern  
       
  11. Roseate Tern  
       
  12. Sooty Tern  
       
  13. Whiskered Tern  
       
  14. White-winged Tern  
       

Noddy

       
  1.Black Noddy  
       
  2. Brown Noddy

 

 
       

 

Terns are fairly common bird found at the edges of fishing villages and mining ponds. Problem to identify them as they are seen in flights and may be having breeding plumages. The Gulls and Noddy are always far out in the mudflats of at sea.

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