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Tern, Roseate
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Sterna dougallii
Africa, Alaska, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Australasia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Isles, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada, Caribbean, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, China, Colombia, Comores, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic Read more
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The global population is estimated to number c.70,000-82,000 individuals (Wetlands International 2006), while national population estimates include: c.100-10,000 breeding pairs and c.50-1,000 individuals on migration in China; c.100-100,000 breeding pairs and c.50-10,000 individuals on migration in ...
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S. d. dougallii breeds on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America, and winters south to the Caribbean and west Africa. Both the European and North American populations have been in long term decline, though active conservation measures have reversed the decline in the last few years at some colonies. ...
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