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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

herinealy

Date

June 29, 2014 06:44 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Arctic tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

nerarctic

Date

July 22, 2014 09:51 AM GST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Swift tern Sterna bergii [inactive]

Observer

murray

Date

August 22, 2014 04:32 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 25, 2014 10:36 AM EDT

Description

With a Bonaparte's Gull below it

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

gpstewart

Date

August 25, 2014 09:50 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

maractwin

Date

August 24, 2014 10:25 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

bheitzman

Date

August 23, 2014

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

calopteryx

Date

August 20, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Date

August 23, 2014 09:18 AM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

calopteryx

Date

August 18, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

calopteryx

Date

August 18, 2014

Place

(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.