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Arctic Tern


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Arctic Tern

“sterna paradisaea”

Also known as sea swallow it has long streamers and is white with a black cap

It is 32cm to 35cm in length

It has a wingspan of 75 to 85cm

It weighs in at between 95g and 120g.

There are around 55,000 breeding pairs in the uk

Very similar to the common and roseate tern.

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