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Black-naped Tern
Sterna sumatrana
Bird Family :"Gulls and Terns"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 31cm. Common on the Great Barrier Reef.
Typical Habitat :Oceanic.
Distribution :Locally common from Darwin to Brisbane.
Migration :Resident / breeds on coral cays. Main breeding season, September to January.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes
EPBC :Migratory

      Additional info ..locations seen (3)  ..   observations (1)  ..    
      EPBC = Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (Commonwealth)

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