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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

13696981125_6bac588947_s

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

primalux

Date

April 6, 2014 10:42 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

marshalldinowitz

Date

April 6, 2014 04:15 PM PDT

Description

Forster's or Common Tern?

Photos / Sounds

Dscf7145

What

Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana

Observer

obinfiji

Date

September 10, 2011

Description

Black-naped Terns aren't common at Suva Point - up to 4 birds can sometimes be seen resting on the structures off shore. This individual was sitting on a sandbar - allowing reasonably close views. About half the size of the commoner Crested Terns, much whiter overall, with the well-marked black nape rather than the scruffy looking black that you might get on other wintering terns.

Photos / Sounds

13499700485_13a06b539d_s

What

Charrán de Forster Sterna forsteri

Observer

annemirdl

Date

March 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

fm5050

Date

March 23, 2014 03:42 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

P2160071

What

Black-naped Tern Sterna sumatrana

Observer

obinfiji

Date

February 16, 2014 12:32 PM FJT

Place

Vava'u, TO (Google, OSM)

Description

Black-naped Tern

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

January 18, 2014 06:15 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

somanybirds

Date

March 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

john11

Date

January 18, 1996

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

john11

Date

August 20, 2008

Place

Shieldaig (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

john11

Date

April 10, 2010

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii

Observer

john11

Date

June 21, 2011

Description

There's on in the photo somewhere!

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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.