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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

smcfoy

Date

May 29, 2015 04:50 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

lindsaydiehl

Date

May 29, 2015 04:29 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

tiwane

Date

May 28, 2015 03:15 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

cateoneill

Date

May 28, 2015 02:35 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

paulcools

Date

June 7, 2011 11:47 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

paulcools

Date

May 17, 2012 08:48 AM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

paulcools

Date

February 17, 2009 02:15 PM GMT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

tjasa_zagorsek

Date

May 28, 2015

Description

Nesting

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

carlbostek

Date

May 23, 2015

Description

Courting terns

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

avocat

Date

May 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

dwest

Date

May 27, 2015 01:15 PM PDT

Description

Black-capped, yellow-billed, otherwise all white, slim-winged bird flying over water and folding wings to vertically dive, popping up and into air almost immediately.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

torwart

Date

September 3, 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.