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White Tern at Malanda
L&L Knight <>
Fri, 7 Apr 2006 07:31:08 +1000
A nice backyard tick, Ian.
On Friday, April 7, 2006, at 12:09 AM, Ian Northcott wrote:
The day after Cyclone Larry struck north Queensland a White Tern was
found at Malanda on the Atherton Tablelands. He was in poor
and exhausted. However, after 2 weeks in the care of Far North
Queensland Wildlife Rescue he is well fed and soon to be released.
Although a tern of the open ocean, White Terns are occasionally
carried to Far North Queensland with cyclones. Malanda is nearly
from the coast as the crow (or tern) flies. Certainly a beautiful
delicate tern. I have placed some photos on a website at:
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