|Grey Noddy found this week at Mooloolaba - Pic by Matt Harvey|
Unfortunately the ternlet had to be put down. According to Australia Zoo wildlife rescue worker Matt Harvey, the bird showed signs of extensive physical damage including a broken wing, head trauma and bleeding. The ternlet may have been seriously wounded during an attack by another animal, or it may have faltered at sea and sustained injuries when washed up on the rocks.
|Grey Noddy seen on January 7 off Mooloolaba|
Matt also reports that a juvenile White-tailed Tropicbird was found in an emaciated condition at Sunshine Beach on January 21.