An easy bird to identify in real life because of the small size, but that is harder to see in a photo.
I noticed the Least Terns just drop their hard-caught fish when chased by a Laughing Gull. And as the gull/tern ratio increases because Gulls can live from human garbage, things will only get worse for the terns.
Great Plains to Texas and n Louisiana; c California and Gulf of California coasts to Oaxaca (w Mexico), El Salvador and Nicaragua; w North Atlantic coast from Maine to Florida, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea from Bahamas to Lesser Antilles, islands off
Antigua and Barbuda,Bahamas,Belize,Bermuda,Brazil,British Virgin Islands,Canada,Cayman Islands,Colombia,Costa Rica, Cuba,Dominican Republic,Ecuador - mainland,El Salvador,French Guiana,Guatemala,Guyana,Haiti,Honduras,Hong Kong, Jamaica,Mexico,Netherlands Antilles,Nicaragua,Panama,Peru,Puerto Rico,Suriname,Trinidad and Tobago,Turks and Caicos Islands, United States - Hawaii,United States - mainland,Venezuela,
IOC 13.1 Subspecies
Great Plains from Montana and North Dakota to New Mexico, Texas and n Louisiana
w North Atlantic coast from Maine to Florida, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea from Bahamas to Lesser Antilles, islands off Yucatan Pen., Belize and n Honduras, ne Colombia and islands n of Venezuela
c California and Gulf of California coasts to Oaxaca (w Mexico)