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Little Tern
Sterna albifrons
Bird Family :"Gulls and Terns"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 23cm. Two populations occur in Australia, one is a summer migrant, the other breeds in northern and eastern Australia.
Typical Habitat :Coastal areas.
Distribution :Endangered. Moderately common to uncommon to northern and east coast.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Main breeding season (non migrant population), August to March, variable. Breeds on mainland beaches and is vulnerable to disturbance from people, dogs and vehicles.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory
NCA :Endangered

      Additional info ..locations seen (11)  ..   observations (9)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)
      NCA  = Nature Conservation Act (Queensland) 

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