Once one of the most common birds on shorelines almost everywhere in the world, the little tern is becoming more seldom a sight. Pollution and habitat destruction are making this bird more scarce. Remember that the passenger pigeon was the most common bird in the world just a few decades before it disappeared forever.

Also See: Related WebEcoist Articles & Galleries:

8 Beautiful Endangered Birds

8 beautiful birds that we hope won't go the way of the dodo. Gorgeous pictures of species threatened by habitat destruction, human carelessness, and invasive species.

Wild Animals that Aid Humans

There are species of undomesticated animals that retain some or all of their wildness while performing tasks that benefit humans.

View the World Through 7 Animals' Eyes

How different animals see color and animal vision including rod diversity, color blindness and perspective in dogs, cats, horses, snakes, insects and more.

Click Here to See Comments & Converse
Get The Free Newsletter

monitoring_string = "c860c0135746db40fcbcf7e4ce4808b6" is a property of TotallyHer Media, LLC, an Evolve Media, LLC. company. ©2013 All rights reserved.
Archives - About - Advertise - Feed - Galleries - Terms of Use - Privacy - AdChoices