Little White Tern Gygis microrhyncha


del Hoyo, J.; Collar, N.; Kirwan, G.M. 2018. Little White Tern (Gygis microrhyncha). Barcelona Available at: (Accessed: 19.07.18).

del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Steadman, D. W.; Kirch, P. V. 1990. Prehistoric extinction of birds on Mangaia, Cook Islands, Polynesia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 87: 9605-9609.

Steadman, D.W. 1999. The prehistory of vertebrates, especially birds, on Tinian, Aguiguan, and Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. Micronesica 31: 319-345.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Gygis microrhyncha. Downloaded from on 06/08/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 06/08/2020.