Arctic Tern - Rødnebbterne
- Sterna paradisaea
Silvertärna - Havterne
Arctic Tern are very similar to Comm t
Here are some pictures that might
Above and below Reykjavik city centre, Iceland, June 2008
A) Adult Arctic Tern, 30
August 2007, Tjeldstø, Norway.
Note the short beak, short legs and long tail streamers (they project
beyond the wing tips)
B) Juvenile Arctic Tern,
30 August 2007, Tjeldstø, Norway
Note the dark beak, rounded head and short legs. Little in the way of
gingery brown tones on the back.
C) Juvenile Arctic Tern,
probably fresher than the bird in B), this bird has orange on the beak,
but the beak length and shape is still correct for Arctic Tern.
28 September 2005 (digiscoped)
Tjeldstø, Øygarden 15 May 2005,
Arctic Tern also breed inland well away from the coast and are
widespread in the mountains of Norway
This bird was photographed in Engerdal,
Hedmark, June 2018
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