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Recent observations

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

dhobern

Date

October 10, 1976

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No photos or sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

dhobern

Date

September 12, 1976

Place

Naze (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

colinmorita

Date

July 26, 2015 07:49 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

zlbc

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

White-fronted Terns often congregate on this shingle-bar exposed at low tide close to the mouth of the Hokitika River; other groups of terns (almost certainly White-fronted) can been seen on the opposite bank in the middle distance. A Black-backed Gull is banking on the breeze upper right.

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No photos or sounds

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

koropotiki

Date

July 29, 2015

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What

Typical Terns Genus Sterna

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 11, 2015 03:26 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

May 26, 2014 01:35 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

May 26, 2014 01:35 PM BST

Description

On nest on the Farne Islands.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

dpadley

Date

July 27, 2015 06:00 PM PDT

Description

2 individuals in loose flock of ring-billed gulls.

Photos / Sounds

What

Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii

Observer

cyric

Date

July 9, 2015 12:28 PM EDT

Description

A Roseate Tern at the Ninigret Tidal Flats.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

pihlaviita

Date

May 26, 2011

Description

Common bird in south and central Finland,

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 9, 2015 04:14 PM PDT
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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.