White Tern at Malanda

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Subject: White Tern at Malanda
From: L&L Knight <>
Date: 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 condition
  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 50km from the coast as the crow (or tern) flies. Certainly a beautiful and
  delicate tern.  I have placed some photos on a website at:


  Ian Northcott


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