Preening at Kairaki beach, Canterbury NZ
The Black-fronted Terns breed on the braided riverbeds of the South Island NZ. We have them nesting at our local Ashley River on the shingle islands up stream from the estuary.
An immature Tern preening at the Ashley River Estuary - Canterbury
Waimak river mouth
Kairaki Beach, Canterbury NZ
Immature - Ashley Estuary
Adult in basic plumage - Ashley Estuary
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