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Roseate Tern - Rosenterne - Sterna dougalli
Rosentärna  - Dougallsterne - Dougalls stern - Rosenseeschwalbe - Sterne de Dougall - Charran Rosado

Roseate Tern breed on Coquet Island just of the coast of Northumberland. This species is relatively easy to find along the coast from Druridge Bay down to Newbigin-by-the-sea but is best seen by taking one of the "Puffin Cruises" out of Amble. Small numbers sometimes breed on the Farnes and they can turn up in tern roosts pretty much anywhere up the Northumberland coast

Adult Roseate Terns

Adult Roseate Terns, Coquet Island, UK, June 2015
Note the paleness of this species - something that helps when picking them up in a mass of other terns.

Adult Roseate Tern
Again, pale looking and with fantastically long tail streamers

Adult Roseate Tern
Roseate Tern together with two Sandwich Terns and three Common Terns, Coquet Island, UK, June 2015

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