Sandwich Tern 
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Taken at Port Seton on 24th August 2018 using Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Breeding Plumage
Taken at Stevenston on 22nd April 2012 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
with Leica 65 Televid spotting scope.
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Juvenile
Taken at Port Seton on 9th August 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile in Flight
Taken at Port Seton on 24th August 2018 using Nikon D500
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Adult in Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 16th August 2018 using Nikon D200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Feeding Junior
Taken at Port Seton on 9th August 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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The Hunt!
Taken at Musselburgh on 16th August 2018 using Nikon D200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Sandwich Tern.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Sterna sandvicensis.
Charadriiformes
.
Sternidae.
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Breeding Period:
Eggs:

Shallow scoop in sand.
Dives for sand eels and fish.
37 - 43 cms.
85 - 97 cms.
The Sandwich Tern's thin sharp bill is black
with a yellow tip. It's short legs are black.
It's upperwings are pale grey and its underparts white.

May - June 1 brood.
1 - 3

Voice: