Common Tern

Common Tern Sterna hirundo

Range map

Common Tern, Range map
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Common Tern

Sterna hirundo


This map depicts the range boundary, defined as the areas where the species is estimated to occur at a rate of 5% or more for at least one week within each season.  Learn more

Breeding season
Jun 14 - Jul 27
Non-breeding season
Dec 14 - Mar 15
Pre-breeding migratory season
Mar 22 - Jun 7
Post-breeding migratory season
Aug 3 - Nov 30
Note: Seasonal ranges overlap and are stacked in the order above; view full range in season maps.
Seasons timeline
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