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A pair of Black-naped Terns resting at a cavity of a steep rock cliff on Koh Si Chang, an island in Chonburi Province.

 

The face, breast and crown are white, the back and wings silvery greyish, and the belly a pale greyish-white. They have black eye-stripes that connect to the black patch on the nape.

 

  Black-naped Terns

 

  Black-naped Terns

 

When one bird turns its head, the white crown and distinctive black triangular nape become clearly visible. See also List of Thai Animal Names.

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See also WILDLIFE PICTURES (1), (2), and (3).