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Forster's Tern

Sterna forsteri

Description:

The Forster's tern is a tern in the family Laridae. The genus name Sterna is derived from Old English "stearn", "tern", and forsteri commemorates the naturalist Johann Reinhold Forster. It breeds inland in North America and winters south to the Caribbean and northern Central America.



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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.58, Long: -80.99

Spotted on Dec 28, 2018
Submitted on Jan 1, 2019

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