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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

September 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

ryan3

Date

May 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

jaykeller

Date

September 27, 2014 09:06 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Charrán de Forster Sterna forsteri

Observer

atakamara

Date

September 24, 2014 05:15 PM MDT

Place

La Paz (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

finatic

Date

September 21, 2014 12:39 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

ross2

Date

September 25, 2014 02:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

finatic

Date

September 21, 2014 01:51 PM PDT

Description

Los Angeles County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 31, 2014 02:14 PM EDT

Description

31 Aug 2014.
Cape May Point State Park, Cape May Co, NJ.
Found on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

keimwj

Date

August 31, 2014 01:56 PM EDT

Description

31 Aug 2014.
Cape May Point State Park, Cape May Co, NJ.
Found on the beach.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii

Observer

jakob

Date

July 1, 2013

Place

Faial (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

asemerdj

Date

September 21, 2014 12:09 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

acryptozoo

Date

September 20, 2014
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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.