Common Tern

Sterna hirundo


Summer resident and passage migrant.



BOU Name
Common Tern
Data Required
All breeding records. All inland records. Early and late dates. Counts of 20+.
Status
Category

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Common Tern 17 Aug 2019 Two Tree Island, Leigh-on-Sea Andrew Cox 1 Close to slipway. Many more across creek, roosting on wooden jetty.
Common Tern 16 Aug 2019 Hanningfield Reservoir David Hale 1
Common Tern 16 Aug 2019 Holland Haven Liz Huxley 2
Common Tern 15 Aug 2019 Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge Malcolm Corbett 1
Common Tern 15 Aug 2019 Old Hall Marshes NR RSPB John McLaughlin 40 about 30% juveniles
Common Tern 12 Aug 2019 Tilbury Paul Larkin 5 Single flock up river
Common Tern 11 Aug 2019 Beckton Gary A James 12
Common Tern 11 Aug 2019 Mistley Matt Turner 7 4 adult, 3 juv
Common Tern 10 Aug 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 24 north
Common Tern 10 Aug 2019 Russell Green GPs, near Chelmsford George Brown 3
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