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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

jamo

Date

November 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 5, 2015 08:31 AM EDT

Description

Chincoteague NWR, VA April 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

j_mcgowan

Date

April 12, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A solitary Forster's Tern (flying in the top left corner), which we observed circling the pond throughout most of the morning.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

white-fronted tern Sterna striata

Observer

joepb

Date

April 9, 2015

Description

Many seen along with red-billed gulls in a feeding frenzy with many large kahawai.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Date

February 5, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Date

March 7, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

sara4

Date

April 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Date

February 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri

Date

February 8, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea

Observer

miwasatoshi

Date

May 20, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata

Observer

steveattwood

Date

April 3, 2015

Description

A very large flock of white-fronted tern at the Ashley estuary (at least 500 birds) with smaller numbers of black-fronted tern and Caspian tern associating with them.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Observer

miwasatoshi

Date

May 21, 2005
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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.