Sunday, May 3, 2009

Banded Caspian in Bloomingdale, Ontario

This Caspian Tern was probably marked as part of the historical research in Hamilton Harbour. The work in Lake Ontario has included some very innovative efforts to promote the coexistence of Caspian Terns and urban development.

Caspian Tern Nesting Raft

Lampman K., Taylor M. & Blokpoel H. (1996) Caspian terns (Sterna caspia) breed successfully on a nesting raft. Waterbirds, 19, 135–138

James S. Quinn and Jane Sirdevan "Experimental measurement of nesting substrate preference in Caspian terns, Sterna caspia, and the successful colonisation of human constructed islands" in Biological Conservation
Volume 85, Issues 1-2, July-August 1998, Pages 63-68

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