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The Common Tern is a regular but not numerous spring and autumn visitant to the Islands, some remaining to breed.
I mark this by inserting a paragraph-mark ( ) at the beginning of each tern.
Each tern is occupied with a distinct subject, which I indicate by headings, viz.
The latter had shot and wounded a tern, but before he could reach it, the helpless bird was carried off by its companions.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The common tern and the greater sand-plover nested on the shingly islands in the river.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The tern is a very pretty bird with light grey plumage, a black head and red beak and feet.
He now had a collection of eggs of all birds which nest on the island, with the exception of the weka and the tern.
The wild-geese have waked up, and they are heard cackling on their joyous flights, and now and then a gull or tern screams.
The eggs of this bird run slightly smaller than those of the Common Tern.
Chaucer was fond of grouping his stanzas by threes; such a group has been called a Tern.

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