White-fronted Tern

Sterna striata

Summary 2

The white-fronted tern (Sterna striata) is the most common tern of New Zealand. It rarely swims, apart from bathing, despite having webbed feet. The species is protected.

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  1. (c) Aftab Uzzaman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/72093892@N00/149725092
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sterna_striata

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