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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Sandwich Tern

 

 

Awaiting image for this species

 

 

Sandwich Tern

Sterna sandvicensis

Gaelic: Steàran mòr

 

  • Sandwich Tern
  • Sterna sandvicensis
  • Gaelic: Steàran mòr
  • WI: Scarce passage visitor (very small numbers each year). Two possible breeding records
  • Similar birds: Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Little Tern

 

Sandwich Tern records in the Western Isles

Scarce passage visitor (very small numbers each year)
Two possible breeding records
(Source: Outer Hebrides Bird Report)

 


The chart below shows how abundant the Sandwich Tern is during a month or when you are more likely to see it.

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F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

                     

(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

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