TERN, INTERIOR LEAST
Summary information for TERN, INTERIOR LEAST
Common Name TERN, INTERIOR LEAST
Scientific Name STERNULA ANTILLARUM ATHALASSOS
Status FEDERAL ENDANGERED, NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S1, GLOBAL RANK G4T2Q
Primary Habitat Association "Wetland - sand/gravel bars"
Preferred Habitat "Occur on sand or gravel bars of streams, ponds, lakes or reservoirs. Nest in areas where vegetation is sparse or absent."
Distribution "Rare summer resident. Small nesting colonies on large, open sandbars along major rivers *02,03*."
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BOLLINGER, BOONE, BUCHANAN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, CHARITON, CLINTON, GREENE, HOLT, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI, MORGAN, NEW MADRID, NODAWAY, PEMISCOT, PERRY, PIKE, SCOTT, ST. CHARLES, ST. CLAIR, ST. LOUIS, STODDARD, VERNON

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