White-cheeked Tern - Sterna repressa

Species description


Regular summer visitor in Eilat (May - August) sometimes tens of birds. very rare along the Med coast. Breeding attempt was documented in summer 2015 when a pair laid two eggs on a buoy, apparently with no success.  


Breeding attempt - summer 2015   photo: Nitzan Segev Shauluv

Conservation Levels

Where can we observe White-cheeked Tern

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Last Observations

Date Coordinates Count Observer
13/10/2019 Eilat city 2 Itamar Donitza [eBird]
01/10/2019 Eilat city 22 Jani Vastamäki
28/09/2019 Eilat city 14 Jani Vastamäki


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