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Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii bangsi   - Adult
Roseate Tern
Photographer : © Michelle and Peter Wong
Location :Tap Mun, Hong Kong
Date : 26 July 2008
English synonyms:Eastern Roseate Tern, Rosy Tern, Graceful Tern, Mackerel Gull, Mcdougall's Tern
Bird Family :Sterninae - Terns & Noddies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :"5A-29---, 100 birds(5A-29751-29850) have been banded July 2003-July 2006 as pulls at Miike Island, Omuta-shi, Fukuoka Pref.on 2004(33.02N, 130.21). If we can limit only 5A-298--, there are 51 birds(5A-29801-29850) on July 2004 and July 2006." Kiyoaki Ozaki Bird Migration Research Center Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 115 Konoyama, Abiko 270-1145 JAPAN