Common Tern
(Sterna hirundo)

    
        
Common Tern in Flight
© Don DesJardin
 
Audubon Field Guide
Habitat, diet, feeding behavior, nesting, migration, and conservation status of this bird. Includes range map, photos, and songs and calls.
 
Mike Danzenbaker's Bird Photography
Photo of common tern in flight.
 
Animal Diversity Web
Photos, range, habitat, description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, predation, and conservation status.
Identification tips for the Common Tern
 
Calls of the Common Tern
 
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
 
Common Tern Breeding Map Common Tern Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     
 
     

 

 


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