Black-fronted tern

Black-fronted tern

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Chlidonias albostriatus

The black-fronted tern, also known as sea martin, ploughboy, inland tern, riverbed tern or tarapiroe, is a small tern generally found in or near bodies of fresh water in New Zealand, where it forages for freshwater fish, arthropods and worms. It has a predominantly grey plumage. Restricted to breeding in the eastern regions of the South Island, it is declining and threatened by introduced mammals and birds. It is rated as endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature 's Red List of Threatened Species.

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Pi

Piscivores

Te

Terrestrial

Co

Congregatory

Ov

Oviparous

Pr

Precocial

So

Soaring birds

Se

Seabird

So

Social

Mi

Migrating

B

starts with

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References

1. Black-fronted tern Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black-fronted_tern
2. Black-fronted tern on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22694750/93468044
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/403126

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