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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

greglasley

Date

November 2, 2009

Description

Forster's Tern
Sterna forsteri
basic plumage
in flight
Bolivar Flats,
Galveston Co., Texas
2 November 2009

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

mduross

Date

December 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

December 17, 2014 11:15 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

nicolasolejnik

Date

December 12, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

steveattwood

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

The white-fronted tern colony at Lake Ellesmere is so large there is a constant stream of birds flying from the colony to the sea and back, the returning birds will bills full of fish.
The birds stick to quite a distinct flight path offering an opportunity to pick up some good flight shots.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

finatic

Date

December 13, 2014 09:47 AM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

White Fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 14, 2014 04:41 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

jaykeller

Date

December 13, 2014 11:15 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 24, 2014 08:20 AM CET

Description

Sterna dougallii Montagu, 1813, Roseate Tern, from Big Mama Sailing Yacht, between Clump Point, Mission Beach, and Eddy Reef, 24 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dhobern

Date

November 21, 2014 03:39 AM CET

Description

Calidris tenuirostris Horsfield, 1821, Great Knot, Calidris ruficollis (Pallas, 1776), Red-necked Stint, Charadrius ruficapillus Temminck, 1822, Red-capped Plover, Sterna dougallii Montagu, 1813, Roseate Tern, and Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Stephens, 1826), Silver Gull, Cairns Esplanade, Cairns, QLD, 21 November 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

steveattwood

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

This large colony of white-fronted tern also had a few caspian terns nesting among their smaller cousins.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

blubayou

Date

December 9, 2014 12:47 PM CST
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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.