Terns sentence example
All around the coast the diminution in the numbers of the remaining species of terns is no less deplorable than demonstrable.
Setting aside those which are but occasional visitors to the British Islands, six species of terns may be regarded as indigenous, though of them one has ceased from ordinarily breeding in the United Kingdom, while a second has become so rare and regularly appears in so few places that mention of them must for prudence sake be avoided.
On the coasts a number of gulls and terns are found, also the eider-duck and the sea-eagle, which, however, is also distributed far over the land.
Herons, hawks, terns, Egyptian geese, fishing eagles (Gypohierax), the weaver and the whydah bird are found in the lower and middle Congo.
The islands are the home of a large number of birds, including terns, gannets and white egrets, though most of the indigenous species are extinct.Advertisement
There were also numerous White and Brown Pelicans and a flock of 200+ American avocets plus many gulls and terns.
There are also Little and great bitterns here, together with breeding marsh terns.
There were good numbers of birds in the lagoon including 15 cormorants, 100 Oystercatchers, three Common Terns and six Sandwich Terns.
Inland colonies of gulls, terns and great cormorants were defined by a single six figure grid reference denoting the center of the colony.
Further on, the maritime heathland was alive with Arctic Terns, Great and Arctic Skuas, all engaged in dramatic aerial dogfights.Advertisement
The lake and golf course fairway on the North side is a good spot to look for migrant Gulls and Terns.
Then it went to N or even slightly East of North, and we then saw only sandwich terns and 3 male garganey.
It was designated for its estuaries and adjacent coastal habitats, which are important for breeding gulls, terns and wintering waterfowl.
Roseate Terns Sterna dougallii have returned to the site after an absence of six years with 2 breeding pairs recorded for 1997.
The boys didn't need much persuasion to go back along for the terns over the marsh.Advertisement
The visitors included petrels, skuas, cormorants and terns.
We have access to very preferential terns for the insurance of let properties.
May began with a late redwing at Castlemorton Common and Little and Sandwich Terns at Upton Warren and Ryall respectively.
Other birds to look out for are blue-eyed shags, kelp gulls, cape petrels, skuas, snowy sheathbills and antarctic terns.
Gull, 2 Black terns, 1 Gray Phalarope, and over 30 cetacean sightings, including around 20 large whales.Advertisement
Two Arctic Skuas harried terns offshore, which was a bit of a surprise to me.
There are Sandwich, Common and Arctic nesting terns and a thriving colony of common and gray seals.
Efforts are continuing to attract breeding terns back to Barry.
Wildfowl appear in good numbers at the site in winter and passage birds include various terns, hirundines and waders.
There is a good chance of Little Crake and Barred Warbler here and we should see all three marsh terns.Advertisement
Here we came upon a large group of roosting terns.
The sea was scarcely more exciting, with 21 Common Scoter, 12 Manx Shearwaters and 5 commic terns past the Bill.
Hundreds of whiskered terns were hunting insects in several bays along with a few white winged black terns.
Four species of terns on one of the Ternery Pool islands, including two black terns and a roseate tern.
My office looks over a gravel beach area which is a nesting ground for arctic terns.Advertisement
One of the first view from the hide was the arrival of two Common terns settling on the newly repaired tern raft.
Spring and autumn tern passage is always notable, in particular Black tern passage is always notable, in particular Black Terns which often visit in good numbers.
Very common from hide at QDL, feeding like marsh terns.
Two sandwich terns were spotted from the track going down to the visitor center roosting with the gulls.
Philae included more white crowned black wheatears, gull billed terns, whiskered terns and a fantastic location.Advertisement
Many species of water and shore birds migrate along the coast, where also others breed, as the royal, common and least terns and black skimmer; practically all the ducks are migrant species, though the wood-duck breeds.
May began with a late Redwing at Castlemorton Common and Little and Sandwich Terns at Upton Warren and Ryall respectively.
Here there are Weddell and elephant seals, skuas, giant petrels, Antarctic terns and rookeries of chinstrap, gentoo and macaroni penguins.
The mouth of the Ythan is the best place to see little, arctic, common and sandwich terns and of course Common Eider.
A scattering of common warblers and a few Arctic Terns were also seen.Advertisement
Sandwich Terns exhibit the most erratic population trends and distribution of any seabird breeding in Britain and Ireland.
We looked for Terns but no luck however five Long Tailed Ducks near the Gaelic College were a real highlight.
The sea was scarcely more exciting, with 21 Common Scoter, 12 Manx Shearwaters and 5 commic Terns past the Bill.
One of the first view from the hide was the arrival of two Common Terns settling on the newly repaired tern raft.
Spring and autumn tern passage is always notable, in particular Black Terns which often visit in good numbers.Advertisement
I studied sequences of individual vigilance behavior of crested terns during which flock size changes occurred.
Several varieties of water-fowl, especially curlews, pelicans, gulls, ducks, terns, geese and snipe, are found in the vicinity of the lakes.
The sea-elephant and sea-leopard are characteristic. Penguins of various kinds are abundant; a teal (Querquedula Eatoni) peculiar to Kerguelen and the Crozets is also found in considerable numbers, and petrels, especially the giant petrel (Ossifraga gigantea), skuas, gulls, sheath-bills (Chionis minor), albatross, terns, cormorants and Cape pigeons frequent the island.
Game birds include ducks, geese, plovers, snipe, loons, grebes, terns, rails, the woodcock and the ruffed grouse; quails are scarce except on Long Island, where a number or young birds are liberated each year, and by the same mea 's a supply of pheasants is maintained in some parts of the state.
Those of the redshank, of the golden plover (to a small extent), and enormous numbers of those of the black-headed gull, and in certain places of some of the terns, are, however, sold as lapwings', having a certain similarity of shell to the latter, and a difference of flavour only to be detected by a fine palate.Advertisement
The family Laridae is composed of two chief groups, Larinae and Sterninae - the gulls and the terns, though two other subfamilies are frequently counted, the skuas (Stercorariinae), and that formed by the single genus Rhynchops, the skimmers; but there seems no strong reason why the former should not be referred to the Larinae and the latter to the Sterninae.
Terns are found all over the world, and among exotic forms may be particularly mentioned the various species of noddy.
It is tenanted by myriads of sea-fowl, frigate-birds, boobies, and terns (Gygis candida), which find here an excellent nesting-place, for the island is uninhabited, and is visited only once or twice a year.