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Sable Island Introduction 11
Sable Island Introduction 11 A pair of Common Terns Sterna hirundo in one of the 20 to 25 nesting colonies on Sable Island. Several thousand terns nest on the island, and colony size ranges from 10 to >1500 individuals.

Wilma_Birds_3a Terns on Sable Island, October 29th. No terns Common, or otherwise had been sighted on the island during October. Then on October 29th (as soon as it was possible to travel after Hurricane Wilma) >300 Common Terns Sterna hirundo ... More from this site

gulls and terns
Illinois as breeding ground has dropped to the point that they are considered endangered in Illinois. Forster's terns are often confused with common terns. They are the white terns ...

Sable Island
Savannah Sparrow - nests exclusively on the island. Nesting colonies of Arctic and Common Terns - all threatened and declining throughout most of their range - are numerous. Other nesting birds include ... Great Black-backed Gulls, several species of shorebird and five species of duck. Seals are common on the beach and in the surrounding waters. Two species, Harbour and Grey Seals, ...

Cormorants on Lake Champlain
Common Terns. Common Terns and Double-Crested Cormorants can nest or roost on the same islands. If the Cormorant population becomes too large or the Cormorants denude the island, the Common Terns will move to find new nesting locations. The goal should be to maintain balance between Common Terns and Cormorants on any given nesting location ...

Endangered Species in the Lake Champlain Basin
Have there been any success stories? What has happened to Common Terns over the years in the Lake Champlain? Who decides which species get added to the ... .pdf. These species include the beautiful black and common terns that use the lake islands for breeding, Pale vetchling, the slender, climbing perennial, the Common loon who often swallows lead fishing weights as ... More from this site

Coastal America: Project Summary - Pensaukee Harbor
Foster's and common terns). Migrating waterfowl, especially tundra swans, make extensive use of the sheltered areas on the leeward ...

Common Tern - WDNR
Related Pages Endangered Resources Natural Heritage Inventory Working List Animals, Plants, & Natural Communities Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Photo from the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center [exit DNR] ... upper wing surface and wing tips, and black outer edge on tail feathers. Habitat: Common terns nest on isolated, sparsely vegetated islands or peninsulas in large lakes. Sandy substrates ...

IRC Pictorial Guide/Common Tern
IRC Pictorial Guide/Common Tern common tern (Sternahirundo) A common tern carries a fish back to its nest colony along Lake Michigan.

Terns Terns Black Tern (Chlidonias niger) Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)

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