Arctic tern

a tern, Sterna paradisaea, resembling the common tern, that breeds in arctic and north temperate regions and winters in antarctic regions.
Historical Examples

It becomes rarer in Scotland, where it is largely replaced by the Arctic tern.
British Sea Birds Charles Dixon

They nest on islands off the coast of Alaska, sometimes together with the Arctic tern.
The Bird Book Chester A. Reed

Made a drawing of the Arctic tern, of which a great number breed here.
Audubon and his Journals, Volume I (of 2) Maria R. Audubon

a black-capped tern, Sterna paradisea, that breeds in the Arctic and then migrates as far south as the Antarctic


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