Sterna hirundo

Common Tern - Breeds all around the British coast. Aggressive birds that will mob any intruders who come nearby. The Common Tern feeds by plunge-diving for fish, from either the sea or freshwater lakes and large rivers. Here are a colony of nesting Common Terns photographed from the Dublin to Liverpool Ferry crossing and Derby UK.

John Foss Nature Photography Birds Wild Flowers Wildlife Butterflies Moths Greaghnafarna Ballinaglera Ireland Leitrim Derby England UK Algarve Portugal