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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

jollygoodyellow

Date

August 31, 2015 08:21 AM ADT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Date

August 29, 2015 09:43 AM PDT

Description

White tern with light gray wings and crown. Black eye patch. Seen from the seawall on Lack Road.

Photos / Sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

eliane-taraneh

Date

June 24, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

ctracey

Date

August 25, 2015 07:46 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

finatic

Date

August 6, 2015 09:56 AM PDT

Description

Washington County, Maine, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

August 22, 2015 09:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

aunty

Date

August 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 20, 2015 09:12 AM PDT

Description

Adults, teenagers and two chicks.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

dpom

Date

August 20, 2015 10:10 AM PDT

Description

Feeding chicks still

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

valter

Date

August 16, 2015 06:15 PM WEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Date

October 20, 2010
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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.