Sandwich tern

With its black cap and yellow-tipped bill, the Sandwich tern is easy to recognize. The Sandwich tern is a resident bird of the North Sea from march to september. They are social birds and breed in coastal colonies. After breeding most of the birds migrate to Western Africa.

Photo of Sandwich Terns, Ottersaat, Texel, the Netherlands
Courtship display, Ottersaat, Texel, the Netherlands, march 2013.
Photo of a Sandwich Tern, Oye-Plage, Pas-de-Calais, France
Sandwich Tern, Oye-Plage, Pas-de-Calais, France, may 2015.
Photo of a Sandwich Tern, Snab Point, Cresswell, England
Sandwich Tern, Snab Point, Cresswell, England, august 2016.
Photo of Sandwich Terns, North Seabeach, IJmuiden, the Netherlands
Sandwich Terns in winter plumage, North Seabeach, IJmuiden, the Netherlands, september 2008.
Photo of a Sandwich Tern, Petten, Texel, the Netherlands
Sandwich Tern, Petten, Texel, the Netherlands, june 2010.
Photo of Sandwich Terns, Slikken van Voorne, Oostvoorne, the Netherlands
Sandwich Terns, Slikken van Voorne, Oostvoorne, the Netherlands, april 2016.
Photo of a Sandwich Tern, Wagejot, Texel, the Netherlands
Sandwich Tern, Wagejot, Texel, the Netherlands, june 2015.
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