State Parks of San Luis Obipso Coast  
 
California State Parks of the San Luis Obispo North Coast
Cayucos State Beach
Estero Bluffs
Harmony Headlands
Limekiln
Hearst San Simeon SP
WR Hearst State Beach
Hearst Castle
North Coast Access Plan
California State Parks of the San Luis Obispo South Coast
Los Osos Oaks
Montaña De Oro
Natural History Museum
Morro Bay State Park
Morro Strand State Beach
Morro Rock Preserve
Oceano Dunes
Pismo State Beach
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WHITE-WINGED TERN (Chlidonias leucopterus)
White-Winged Tern Click on the White-Winged Tern to view a larger image.

DISTINGUISHING MARKS
In breeding plumage it differs from the Black Tern in having a largely white upperwing and black wing linings. In winter, paler than Black Tern, lacking the dark shoulder spot.

DISTRIBUTION
Temperate North America, west Eurasia. Winters mainly in South America, west Africa.

HABITATFresh marshes, lakes, in migration, also coastal waters.




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Acorn Woodpecker | American Kestrel | Barn Owl | Belted Kingfisher | Bluebird | Burrowing Owl
Black Oystercatcher | California Quails | Great Blue Heron | Great Egret | Great-Horned Owl
Heerman's Gull | Kite | Least Tern | Red-Tailed Hawk | Sandpiper | Snowy Egret | Snowy Plover
Turkey Vulture | Western Meadowlark | Western Grebe | Western Screech Owl | Western Gull
White-Winged Tern | Yellow-Footed Gull


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