oa Madoqua - The Black Tern Chlidonias nigra (L) in South West Africa

Volume 1, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



The occurrence of the Black Tern in South West Africa is documented, with a review of earlier records. Field identification is easier than current South African field guides suggest, which may have caused the species to be frequently overlooked. Notes on the biology of the species in South West Africa are given, including observations of commensal fishing with grebes.

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