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Tern, Black-fronted
 
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Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Chlidonias albostriatus
Location(s):
Australasia, Global, New Zealand Read more
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IUCN
In 2004, the New Zealand Department of Conservation estimated 1,000-5,000 mature individuals of this species (R. Hitchmough in litt. 2006), and a winter census in 2007 estimated c.5,000 individuals (per M. Bell in litt . 2012). Another estimate has put the total population at 7,000-10,000 individua ...
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Wikipedia
The Black-fronted Tern (Chlidonias albostriatus) also known as Sea Martin, Ploughboy, Inland Tern, Riverbed Tern or Tarapiroe,[ 1] is a small tern generally found in or near bodies of fresh water in New Zealand and forages for freshwater fish, arthropods and worms. It has a predominantly grey plumage. Restricted to breeding in the eastern regions of South Island, it is declining and threatened by introduced mammals and birds. ...
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