Posted by: Dan | October 3, 2010

Whiskered Tern

Whiskered tern in winter plumage feeding

Whiskered Tern
Λιμνογλάρονο
(Chlidonias hybrida)
Credit: © Don Hadden / www.ardea.com

One of the subgroup of Terns that prefer marshy habitats, the Whiskered Tern is commonly seen in Cyprus during Autumn migration. In fact, yesterday I saw four with just a brief drive around the Akrotiri peninsula.


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