According to the BBC an Arctic tern (Sterna paradisaea) at least 30 years, 2 months and 23 days old was recaptured on Farne Islands this summer. Although this is the oldest Arctic tern recorded in the United Kingdom, the longest lived Arctic tern as recorded in AnAge, the animal longevity database, is 34 years old.
Oldest Arctic tern
September 21st, 2010 · No Comments
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