White (or fairy) tern, Gygis alba

White (or fairy) tern. Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA, Gygis alba, natural history stock photograph, photo id 00865
Gygis alba is the scientific name of the small Fairy Tern (also known as White Tern). These most elegant and beautiful of all sea birds inhabit remote oceanic islands. Our photographs of Fairy Terns were taken on Rose Atoll in the Samoan archipelago.

White (or fairy) tern. Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa, USA

Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa
Image ID: 00865
Format: Film 3:2
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