DWTBrownsea: A very wet day on Brownsea but the Sandwich Terns didn't seem to mind too much #dorsetwt #dwtbrown https://t.co/ofTU13HAR2

DWTBrownsea: A very wet day on Brownsea but the Sandwich Terns didn't seem to mind too much #dorsetwt #dwtbrown https://t.co/ofTU13HAR2

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Common Name Sandwich Tern
Scientific Name Sterna sandvicensis
Interest Level
3/5
Related Species Terns
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Summary

Summer migrants arriving in April and leaving in September. Whilst here they can be seen patrolling the sea just off shore for sand eels.


 

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The Brownsea Sandwich Terns pairing up on the lagoon despite the attention of the local Black-headed Gulls https://t.co/VMGY2EGTNY
Tweet Date:
11/04/2017 - 22:30
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2 Sandwich Terns in Holes Bay SE this morning https://t.co/kQFFQd3vni
Tweet Date:
19/04/2017 - 16:30
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TERNSTYLE,, The Fleet, Dorset. https://t.co/5wXajmSAJK
Tweet Date:
28/04/2017 - 14:30
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Could spend hours just watching the Sandwich Terns on Brownsea Lagoon #dorsetwt #dwtbrown https://t.co/P8wi7OC5hy
Tweet Date:
09/05/2017 - 22:00
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One of the Brownsea Sandwich Terns from Tuesday's trip https://t.co/6e4v4ETfox
Tweet Date:
11/05/2017 - 17:15
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Tweet Date:
12/05/2017 - 19:15
A very wet day on Brownsea but the Sandwich Terns didn't seem to mind too much #dorsetwt #dwtbrown https://t.co/ofTU13HAR2
Tweet Date:
17/05/2017 - 18:45
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Non-stop activity on Brownsea yesterday as Sandwich Terns brought sandeels back for their mates #dwtbrown #dorsetwt https://t.co/4B0vNKhl87
Tweet Date:
25/05/2017 - 11:30
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Title: Hamish Murray

Redwing in Dorset

Tweet Date:
17/01/2017 - 23:30
Last viewed: 6 hours 39 min ago
Total views: 146
Title: Hamish Murray

Peregrine at Durlston

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16/01/2017 - 10:30
Last viewed: 21 hours 12 min ago
Total views: 177
Title: Hamish Murray

Gannets at Durlston Head

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02/02/2017 - 16:30
Last viewed: 10 hours 35 min ago
Total views: 118
Title: Hamish Murray

Firecrest

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13/02/2017 - 20:45
Last viewed: 16 hours 4 min ago
Total views: 133
Title: Hamish Murray

Roe Buck at Durlston

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18/02/2017 - 11:45
Last viewed: 19 hours 43 min ago
Total views: 111
Title: Hamish Murray

Fulmar at Durlston

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19/02/2017 - 11:15
Last viewed: 6 hours 53 min ago
Total views: 145
Title: Hamish Murray

Reed Bunting in Wareham Forest

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20/02/2017 - 17:15
Last viewed: 18 hours 45 min ago
Total views: 141
Title: Hamish Murray

Great Grey Shrike in Wareham Forest

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20/02/2017 - 17:00
Last viewed: 1 day 14 hours ago
Total views: 142
Title: Hamish Murray

Grey Wagtail in Swanage

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22/02/2017 - 11:30
Last viewed: 4 hours 5 min ago
Total views: 120
Title: Hamish Murray

Adder basking at Tilly whim

Tweet Date:
02/03/2017 - 13:30
Last viewed: 2 hours 1 min ago
Total views: 142
Title: Hamish Murray

Roe Deer in Swanage

Tweet Date:
03/03/2017 - 10:00
Last viewed: 2 days 14 hours ago
Total views: 125
Title: Hamish Murray

Fulmar at Durlston

Tweet Date:
06/03/2017 - 10:15
Last viewed: 9 hours 39 min ago
Total views: 154
Title: Hamish Murray

Early Scurvy Grass at Durlston

Tweet Date:
11/03/2017 - 13:00
Last viewed: 7 hours 58 min ago
Total views: 193
Title: Hamish Murray

Oil Beetle at Durlston

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11/03/2017 - 11:45
Last viewed: 7 hours 58 min ago
Total views: 180
Title: Hamish Murray

Wheatear at Durlston

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16/03/2017 - 10:45
Last viewed: 20 hours 9 min ago
Total views: 132
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: A quick lunchtime walk in the sun and away from the 'drawing board' - lovely to hear so many singing Chiffchaffs https://t.co/jWDJQjhdLe

Tweet Date:
24/03/2017 - 20:15
Last viewed: 19 hours 34 min ago
Total views: 152
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: My first Dark-winged Bee-fly of the year in Wareham Forest - spring really is here! https://t.co/BVMEDxVbW3

Tweet Date:
27/03/2017 - 19:45
Last viewed: 17 hours 40 min ago
Total views: 117
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Plenty of Lady's Smock in flower along the Frome valley this morning https://t.co/YbzS2GRTYa

Tweet Date:
28/03/2017 - 22:00
Last viewed: 19 hours 26 min ago
Total views: 130
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Plenty of Blackcaps at Townsend NR this morning including this very vocal male. #dorsetwt https://t.co/Booq2fhWdc

Tweet Date:
01/04/2017 - 11:45
Last viewed: 4 hours 33 min ago
Total views: 87
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: A male Bloody-nosed Beetle lumbering across the coast path - always good to see https://t.co/jHzXH1pbhc

Tweet Date:
01/04/2017 - 12:30
Last viewed: 19 hours 26 sec ago
Total views: 95
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: 'Open wide' - not often you see the Durlston Fulmars actually sitting on the cliffs https://t.co/7CEXkYkiZP

Tweet Date:
01/04/2017 - 12:15
Last viewed: 1 day 4 hours ago
Total views: 80
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Black-tailed Godwit on Brownsea Island - looking forward to Friday night's Private View - hope to see you there! https://t.co/UqlL3uAjpi

Tweet Date:
05/04/2017 - 16:30
Last viewed: 1 day 2 hours ago
Total views: 65
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: There seems to be a lot of Dotted Bee-flies around this spring - this one at Haydon Hill #dorsetwt https://t.co/UosfO4G71z

Tweet Date:
05/04/2017 - 16:15
Last viewed: 4 days 6 hours ago
Total views: 64
Title: Hamish Murray

Hamish14453: Plenty of Stonechats along the coast path this morning - breeding and migrant birds https://t.co/qPM2Hwq2QQ

Tweet Date:
07/04/2017 - 09:45
Last viewed: 2 days 3 hours ago
Total views: 78

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