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Samur-Yalama NP
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Sandwich Tern

Thalasseus sandvicensis

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Pale medium-sized tern with distinctive yellow tip on black bill. Shows a shaggy black cap in breeding plumage; nonbreeding birds develop white forehead. Strictly coastal; most commonly found on beaches and estuaries, often mixed with flocks of other terns. Harsh grating calls similar to other terns.

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