Arctic Tern
Fact File
Taken at Brough of Birsay on 19th July 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 





Taken at Farne Islands on 22nd May 2009 using Nikon D40X
with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens.
Fact File


Arctic Tern.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Sterna paridisaea.
Sternidae.
Charadriiformes
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Site Of Nest:
Food:
Plumage:
Nesting Period:
Eggs:
Scrape in the sand or shingle.
Dives for insects and fish.

Black cap, grey upperparts and below.
May - June. 1 brood.
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