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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

johnb-nz

Date

April 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

White Fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

steveattwood

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

well over 100 WFT at Ashley, some still courting as exampled by this series of photos

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 22, 2014 11:19 AM EDT

Description

22 Oct 2014.
E B Forsythe NWR, Atlantic Co, NJ.
Found in a freshwater impoundment.
With Greater Black-backed and Herring Gulls.

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

dgovoni

Date

September 27, 2014 05:28 PM EDT

Description

Forster's Tern, Sterna forsteri Nuttall, 1834. Adult, non-breeding. FOTE. Black Narrows, DP-09-14-05D, Chincoteague Island, Virginia, USA. Photo by David L. Govoni ©2014.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

dgovoni

Date

September 26, 2014 05:49 PM EDT

Description

Forster's Tern, Sterna forsteri Nuttall, 1834. Adult, non-breeding. FOTE. Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge (CES18), Assateague Channel, DP-09-14-03, Assateague Island, Virginia, USA. Photo by David L. Govoni ©2014.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

julio

Date

October 12, 2014

Description

En Presa La Vega, Teuchitl{an, Jalisco.

Photos / Sounds

What

White Fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

m_jon

Date

September 21, 2014 04:41 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

steveattwood

Date

August 15, 2014

Description

a small flock of white-fronted tern on the Ashley Estuary was busy with courting terns coming and going with fish to display as gifts for potential mates. These two seemed to be on the verge of consumating the courtship as the fish was offered and accepted.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

suemcgaw

Date

August 9, 2014

Place

Kaikoura (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata ssp. bethunei

Observer

zlbc

Date

February 8, 2011

Description

[Daily Sightings Log, Campbell Island Bicentennial Expedition]

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata ssp. bethunei

Observer

zlbc

Date

February 8, 2011

Description

[Daily Sightings Log, Campbell Island Bicentennial Expedition]

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Antarctic Tern Sterna vittata ssp. bethunei

Observer

zlbc

Date

February 7, 2011

Description

[Daily Sightings Log, Campbell Island Bicentennial Expedition]

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Description from Wikipedia

Sterna is a genus of terns in the bird family Sternidae. It used to encompass most "white" terns indiscriminately, but mtDNA sequence comparisons have recently determined that this arrangement is paraphyletic (Bridge et al., 2005). It is now restricted to the typical large white terns occurring near-globally in coastal regions.

No range data available.