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Black-naped tern added to New Zealand list

May 19th, 2022

I am pleased to report that black-naped tern has been officially added to the New Zealand list!

The following Te Papa blog tells the story of how it was discovered and recognised:

A new bird for New Zealand – black-naped tern

Congratulations to Hayden Pye for his unique experience that resulted in a new bird species being added to the New Zealand list.

Black-naped tern

Ngā mihi