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LITTLE TERN (Sterna albifrons)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Little tern

Vagrant. Five records. Two specimens found by Gary Sefton mid February 1967 (K.A. Hindwood papers, ML). A bird was collected on Gower Island by J. Pickard on 15 December 1975 (Rogers 1976; ANWC 18253). One seen by Glenn Holmes at North Bay on 4 March 1986 (Cooper 1990). One bird with band seen by Dion Hobcroft on 7 October 1999 (Morris 2002). Two immature birds seen at North Bay on 22nd October 2013 by Anthony Riddle; still there on 28th recorded by Ian Hutton.


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