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Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Sternidae
Genus: Sterna
Species: hirundo


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This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Traverse City, Michigan

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Member Notes:

Neutral audsrz On Jan 5, 2011, audsrz from Traverse City, MI
(Zone 5a) wrote:

Not seen every year, but still a breeder in Michigan. This bird prefers to breed in colonies on the many islands just off shore.

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