Common Tern Sterna hirundo Linnaeus, 1758Endangered (MD)  -  S1B (Highly state rare breeder)    Synonyms: Big Striker, COTE.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Charadriiformes   >   Family Laridae   >   Genus Sterna   

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A Common Tern found at the Ocean City Inlet, Worcester Co., Maryland (5/12/2012). Photo by Jared Fisher. (MBP list)

A Common Tern on Poplar Island in Talbot Co., Maryland (5/12/2016). Photo by Tim Carney. (MBP list)

A Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/12/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/20/2015). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A Common Tern in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/19/2018). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/30/2022). (c) danieltayloroc, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by danieltayloroc via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/5/2021). (c) Donna Pomeroy, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Donna Pomeroy via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/12/2017). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A Common Tern in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/15/2018). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

A juvenile Common Tern in Talbot Co., Maryland (7/26/2022). (c) portofbaltimore, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by portofbaltimore via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/9/2009). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Tern in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/22/2009). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

An adult Common Tern feeding a chick on Eastern Egg Rock, Maine (6/23/2014). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)


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