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Some results from banding Little Terns at Stockton, New South Wales.


From January 1974 to November 1977, 252 Little Terns Sterna albifrons were banded at Stockton, on the estuary of the Hunter River, N.S.W., during wader banding activities.  All were caught at night in mist nets (wader nets).  Because of the concentration on waders, full details of plumage, moult, etc. were not always recorded for the Little Terns, particularly during the first two seasons.  However, some details are discussed in relation to the status of the species in N.S.W.; details of weights and measurements are given

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