Damara Tern

The Damara Tern is a species of tern in the Sternidae family.

The Damara Tern is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

Namibia: N$130,000 for Damara Tern Conservation = Adam Hartman 29 September 2009 - * Email| * Print| * Comment Share: * on Twitter * Facebook * Digg * Del.icio. More

The Damara Tern (Sternula balaenarum) is a species of tern in the Sternidae family. It breeds in western South Africa, Namibia and Angola. Non-breeding birds migrate north reaching Benin, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Togo. Its natural habitats are shallow seas, sandy shores, and coastal saline lagoons. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

* Pair of Damara Terns A Damara Tern Pair/ Juveniles were nearby Walvis Bay, Erongo Region, Namibia Namibnat 24 January 2009 1 year ago 2 Sounds 0 recordings * No sound recordings available yet * Send or share this page * Email this pageEmail this page About us | Contact us | FAQ Advertising more » More

diamond mining on the Damara Tern Sterna balaenarum in the restricted area of southern Namibia. In 2009 she upgraded to a PhD and her thesis broadened to encompass the biology and conservation of the Damara Tern. Her thesis focuses on three aspects: demographics and breeding biology, energetics and growth, and conservation. More

A typical small tern in appearance, the Damara tern has a white body, pale grey back, yellowish to dusky legs and a black beak. In breeding plumage the species has a black cap, which extends onto the nape (back of the neck), but outside of the ... More

albifrons, the Damara tern can be distinguished by a longer, slightly decurved beak, which does not turn yellow during the breeding season, as well as a paler grey back, and a stockier body shape (4) (5). The call of the Damara tern is a high-pitched tsit-tsit or a harsh, rapid kid-ick (4). More

For the purposes of our bird news services, Damara Tern is classed as ungraded: species which are unlikely to appear as wild birds in Britain or Ireland hide section Most recent photos of Damara Tern (2) walvis Bay, Namibia walvis Bay, Namibia20/11/2007 walvis Bay, Namibia 20/11/2007 Lake Evaro, Gabon Lake Evaro, Gabon11/06/2007 Lake Evaro, Gabon 11/06/2007 View all pictures of Damara Tern View all pictures of Damara Tern show section External Links (0) More

Damara Tern has 402 friends. Mentales Reisekompott alias Frieda Breitenbach Black Wings (new song online) Jakill and Hide rose from the dead Holger Daniel empty lane forty-three L.E. More

damaging the Damara Tern fence in December was withdrawn in the Walvis Bay Magistrate's Court yesterday. Pieter van Ginkel was charged with malicious damage to State property. He appeared in the Walvis Bay Magistrate's Court on December 31 for the first time. The case was postponed three times for further investigation before it was withdrawn. More

protected and home to nesting Damara Terns, which are endemic to this area. Driving along gravel plains leaves scars, which can take up to 100 years to recover. Conservation issues and the geological structure of the desert will be discussed in detail en route. Plenty of time is available for frequent stops to take photos of the dunes and the surrounding environment. More

a big threat to the Damara Tern in that region. Nacoma says human activities along the Namibian Coast cause major losses to the breeding habitat of the bird, while off-road driving also impacts negatively on its breeding. According to a Nacoma research article, More

productivity and population dynamics of the Damara Tern is underway. Read more Solar Stove Project Short of Funds 01 Apr 2009 WINDHOEK - The solar stove project based at the Valombola Vocational Training Centre in Ongwediva needs funds to put the business on a prope... More

Damara Tern, Namibia, Walvis Bay Dec 07 © Pete Morris/Birdquest Damara Tern - Damara Tern, Namibia, Etosha Oct 2004 © John Dempsey Taken at Walvis bay Damara Tern - Showing Records 1 through 3 of 3 Total Records More

Damara terns might be seen near Walvis Bay, in the vicinity of Sandwich Harbour, and on excursions offered by Mola Mola and Levo Dolphin Tours The Damara tern has become a household name for all the wrong reasons. With the development of tourism activities such as irresponsible quad biking and uncontrolled offroad driving along the coast between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund, and with the development of Langstrand, the Damara tern was threatened by loss of breeding habitat. More

great Band DAMARA TERN from Leipzig, Germany ;) solacart — 11 juin 2007 — one song from the 1. More

Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Laridae
Genus : Sterna
Species : balaenarum
Authority : (Strickland, 1852)