Lord Howe Island Museum - discovering more since 1834
Biodiversity Species
History of Lord Howe IslandAbout the Lord Howe Island MuseumThe Lord Howe Island EnvironmentCollections and ArtefactsResourcesSupport Us


COMMON TERN (Sterna hirundo)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Vagrant. Three sets of records. Three specimens collected by Roy Bell on 2 February 1915 (Hindwood 1940; AMNH 746327–9). One seen by Doug Gibson on 24 December 1965 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML). Four seen and one specimen found by Norman Chaffer in late January and early February 1967 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML; AM O.42228). Specimen found by Gary Sefton mid February 1967 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML). In all cases the records were after periods of storms.

< Back to category
Sitemap | Feedback | Privacy | Design by United Notions | Website by Cornerstone Web