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




 

In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 22nd June 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile In Flight
Taken at Skateraw on 13th September 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Common Tern.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Sterna hirundo
Sternidae
Charadriiformes

Site Of Nest:
Food:
Plumage:
Nesting Period:
Eggs:
Scrape in the ground.
Dives for sand eels and fish.
Black cap, grey upperparts and below.
May - June. 1 brood.

2 - 4.

Voice: