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Chinese Crested Tern at Nanhui, Shanghai

2 years ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

On Sunday morning, I was just lazily working on another post for 10,000 Birds - the part two of the most common birds in Shanghai. Then, I heard about the Chinese Crested Tern at Nanhui and headed for my car.
The usual bits about the Chinese Crested Tern from Wikipedia, HBW etc.: It is critically endangered, with estimates of the remaining numbers ranging from 30 to 50 in some sources, a bit more in others. It was actually feared to be extinct until 2000, when four pairs of breeding pairs were discovered. The Red List category is justified as follows: “This poorly known species qualifies...
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