left button
Sign in with Google
right button
Search
Tern, Kerguelen
 
0 Followers
Bird Info
Bird Info
Photos
Observations
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Sterna virgata
Location(s):
Antarctica and Islands, Global Read more
Related Reading
IUCN
The total population has been estimated at 3,500-6,500 individuals, roughly equivalent to 2,300-4,300 mature individuals. ...
Read More
Wikipedia
This seabird mainly breeds colonially in the Kerguelen Islands, as its common name implies. However, smaller colonies are also found in the Prince Edward Islands (i.e. Prince Edward and Marion) and Crozet Islands. The total number of individuals is from 3,500-6,500 birds, although there is no recent data from the main colony at Kerguelen. These birds do not inhabit Kerguelen proper, instead nesting on islets free of feral cats. During bad weather, they are known to abandon their colonies. ...
Read More