Common Tern

Posted: May 21, 2015 in Birds, Natural History
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Common Tern

Common Tern

A summer visitor to the UK, the Common Tern as its name suggests is the commonest of the Tern species found in the UK. It breeds on coastal shores and rocky islands, but also increasingly on inland lakes and reservoirs where artificial islands are often provided for this purpose. It is estimated that there are approx 12,000 breeding pairs in the UK,

Common Tern

Common Tern

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Common Tern

Common Tern

Common tern feeding chick

Common tern feeding chick

Common Tern feeding chick

Common Tern feeding chick

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