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|Subject:||Crested Terns holding their beaks open (South Coast)|
|From:||Duncan McCaskill <>|
|Date:||Thu, 2 May 2013 17:43:57 +1000|
I was at Mollymook the other day where I noticed a couple of Crested Terns resting on the beach holding their beaks open. Is this normal or are they ill?
Google tells me that domestic birds get gapeworms which block their trachea making breathing difficult, but I can't find if terns get them.
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