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Chinese Crested Tern Thalasseus bernsteini



References

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Anon. 2013. Training workshop for restoration of Chinese Crested tern in Xiangshan, Zhejiang. Hong Kong Bird Watching Society Bulletin 228: 12.

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Robson, C. 2011. A wintering Chinese Crested Tern Sterna bernsteini in eastern Indonesia. BirdingASIA 15: 51.

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Further resources

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Thalasseus bernsteini. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020.