Least Tern Sternula antillarum (Lesson, 1847)Threatened (MD)  -  S2B (State rare breeder)    Synonyms: LETE, Little Striker.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Charadriiformes   >   Family Laridae   >   Genus Sternula   

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A Least Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A Least Tern at Eastern Neck NWR, Maryland (6/24/2010). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

Least Tern courting in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/23/2013). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Least Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Photo by Jonathan Irons. (MBP list)

Least Tern and Ghost Crab in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/17/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Least Tern in Harford Co., Maryland (7/7/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A juvenile Least Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A juvenile Least Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Least Tern feeding young in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/2/2012). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A Least Tern feeding young in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/2/2012). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A Least Tern feeding young in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/2/2012). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A juvenile Least Tern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/2/2012). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/11/2010). (c) peterlos, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by peterlos via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/11/2010). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A juvenile Least Tern in Talbot Co., Maryland (7/1/2022). (c) arapp5, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by arapp5 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Least Tern nestling and egg in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/6/2021). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Least Tern nestling and egg in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/6/2021). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Least Tern nestling and egg in Talbot Co., Maryland (8/6/2021). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/20/2012). (c) Bill Hubick, all rights reserved. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/15/2021). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/22/2011). (c) Matt Tillett, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by mtillett via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/20/2013). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Least Tern with food in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/15/2021). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Harford Co., Maryland (7/15/2021). (c) jmcardle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by jmcardle via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Least Tern in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/11/2010). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A juvenile Least Tern at Eastern Neck NWR, Kent Co., Maryland (7/13/2013). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A juvenile Least Tern in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/12/1980). Jim notes it was old enough to fly. Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Least Tern chick in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/12/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Least Tern chicks in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/12/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Least Tern chicks in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/4/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Least Tern chick in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Least Tern chicks in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Least Tern chicks in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Least Tern chick in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/8/2015). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Least Tern nest in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/28/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Least Tern nest at Back River WWTP in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/4/1980). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)


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