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Bridled Tern
Sterna anaethetus

Photo Courtesy of Birdway Austrlia

Photo courtesy of Ian Clayton
Bird Family :"Gulls and Terns"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 42cm. Mainly around the Palm Island group.
Typical Habitat :Oceans, coast and islands.
Distribution :Common to coastal areas, from Perth to Darwin to Brisbane.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Main breeding season, April to June and September to December, variable.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

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