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This little tern is confined to South-East Australia and New Zealand. Breeds mainly in New Zealand with the juveniles dispersing across the Tasman Sea to Australia.

The original letterpress description accompanies this lithograph.


Published in The Birds of Australia. 18401848.


Author. John Gould.


Artist. John Gould and Henry Richter.


Lithograph. Original hand colour.


Paper size. 545 mm x 365 mm.


Condition. EXCELLENT.


Acquired from the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada.

STERNA MELANORHYNCHA : Gould. [Sterna striata. White-fronted Tern.]

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