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 23 May 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea Andrew Cox 20 At least.
Common Tern 23 May 2019 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 5
Common Tern 21 May 2019 Heybridge GP John McLaughlin 18
Common Tern 19 May 2019 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 3 One on the river, two Golden Gates
Common Tern 18 May 2019 Rayne Martin Iddon 2 At least two being very vocal at fishing lakes between Rayne and Braintree
Common Tern 18 May 2019 Bowers Marsh (RSPB) Andrew Cox 3 Overhead.
Common Tern 17 May 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 14
Common Tern 17 May 2019 Vange Marsh RSPB Andrew Cox 3 Flying over.
Common Tern 16 May 2019 Tilbury Paul Larkin 3 Down river, probably local birds
Common Tern 16 May 2019 Wat Tyler CP, Pitsea Andrew Cox 15 At least.
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