First record of Large-Billed Tern (<em>Phaetusa simplex</em>) for Grenada and the Lesser Antilles

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Anthony White
Anthony Jeremiah

Keywords

distributional record, Grenada, Large-billed Tern, Phaetusa simplex

Abstract

We observed and photographed a Large-billed Tern (Phaetusa simplex) at Grenadian by Rex Resorts, Point Salines, Grenada, on 31 May 31 and 1 June 2010, providing the first record for Grenada and the Lesser Antilles. This represents the 11th record north of Panama and coastal South America. All northern records occurred between 10 March and 25 July.

 

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