White-cheeked Tern Sterna repressa


BirdLife International. 2018. Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sheedvar island. Available at:

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

Delany, S.; Scott, D. 2006. Waterbird population estimates. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

IUCN. 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-3. Available at: (Accessed: 10 December 2019).

Kunisue, T.; Watanabe, M.; Subramanian, A.; Titenko, A. M.; Tanabe, S. 2003. Congener-Specific Patterns and Toxic Assessment of Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Resident and Migratory Birds from Southern India and Lake Baikal in Russia. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 45: 547-561.

Snow, D.W.; Perrins, C.M. 1998. The Birds of the Western Palearctic, Volume 1: Non-Passerines. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

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BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Sterna repressa. Downloaded from on 16/07/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 16/07/2020.