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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Large-billed Tern, Ati

Large-billed Tern, Ati

Phaetusa simplex

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We usually see these attractive Terns in winter in flocks of 20 or so alongside the water bodies.  They are a member of the Laridae family.

Their predominant feature is the large yellow bill.  They have white underparts with grey back and wings and a black cap and tail.  They have yellow short legs and black primaries.

Their Argentine name is Ati.

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