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Common Tern

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Common terns have long tails which have earned them the nickname ‘sea-swallow’. That is, their Latin species name hirundo means swallow and refers to the tern’s…

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Manx Shearwater

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Manx Shearwaters (Puffinus puffinus) gained its English name from the Isle of Man, where these marine birds form large colonies. It is regarded as…

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Barolo Shearwater

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The Barolo Shearwater (Puffinus assimilis baroli) is also known as North Atlantic Little Shearwater or Macaronesian Shearwater because the species has been recognized as…

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