Nature Journal
with Photos



Common Tern
(Sterna hirundo)

Aquatic Environments
Photo of common tern, description, distribution, reproduction, ecology, behavior, vocalization.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Photos, description, similar species, sound, range,
Common Tern
 Photo © Don DesJardin
habitat, food, behavior, Click to enlarge
reproduction, and conservation status.
Mike Danzenbaker's Bird Photography
Photo of common tern in flight.
Animal Diversity Web
Photos, range, habitat, description, reproduction, lifespan, behavior, communication, food habits, predation, and conservation status.
Range Maps:
(Click map to enlarge.)
Common Tern Breeding Map Common Tern Winter Map      USGS
Breeding Map          Winter Map (CBC)     



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