Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea

Passage migrant.

BOU Name
Arctic Tern
Data Required
All records. Age.

Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Arctic Tern 30 Nov 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 juv N @ 0955, first picked up at Holland Haven by Max Martin
Arctic Tern 29 Oct 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 north
Arctic Tern 09 Oct 2019 Lofts Farm GPs, Heybridge Malcolm Corbett 1 Juvenile. Seen at rest and in flight on large lake; short legs, dark bill, extensive but not full black cap, grey upper parts with noticeable white trailing edge to upper wing. (Thanks to SDW).
Arctic Tern 27 Sep 2019 West Mersea Richard Allen 2
Arctic Tern 26 Sep 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 10 Up river, one adult, the rest juvs including a flock of eight
Arctic Tern 23 Sep 2019 West Mersea Steve Swinney 4 South 18:15
Arctic Tern 22 Sep 2019 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 20 Single flock up river, several juveniles, the bulk of the flock appeared to be of this species
Arctic Tern 21 Sep 2019 Frinton-on-Sea Paul Brayshaw 1 juv N @ 0757 (same as Holland Haven)
Arctic Tern 09 Sep 2019 East Mersea Stephen Entwistle 1 coopers beach (mc)
Arctic Tern 09 Sep 2019 Tilbury Paul Larkin 1 Juv up and out with flock of Commons
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