WHITE-CHEEKED TERN

(Sterna repressa)

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Roberts VI / VII 336 / 336
Clements 2000 68.0270
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
61-65

 

A medium sized bird (32 to 37 cm), breeding in the north Indian Ocean. It is a rare vagrant to southern Africa, having been recorded in northern Natal. It inhabits open oceans and marine shores and lives off small fish.

 

List of Stamps showing White-cheeked Tern

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Qatar 0530  0623 1974 10d