Terns and Noddies

6 Species
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) Photographed on North Seymour Island, the Galapagos on March 6, 2006.
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus)
Photographed on North Seymour Island, the Galapagos on March 6, 2006.
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) on Brown Pelican The one on the left was perched on the head of a Brown Pelican. The Brown Noddy on the right had just taken off from the back of the pelican. This photo was...
Brown Noddy (Anous stolidus) on Brown Pelican
The one on the left was perched on the head of a Brown Pelican. The Brown Noddy on the right had just taken off from the back of the pelican. This photo was…
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2016. It was one of 9, the most I have seen in a group.
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum)
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 10, 2016. It was one of 9, the most I have seen in a group.
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) Flying Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 15, 2013.
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) Flying
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 15, 2013.
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) with Chick Film photo made at Milford Point National Wildlife Refuge in Connecticut in June 1990.
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) with Chick
Film photo made at Milford Point National Wildlife Refuge in Connecticut in June 1990.
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) Breeding It was still in breeding plumage when this digiscoping photo was made at Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, NY on Sep. 13, 2011.
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) Breeding
It was still in breeding plumage when this digiscoping photo was made at Ontario Beach Park, Rochester, NY on Sep. 13, 2011.
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)in) Breeding in Flight Photographed at Lac de Ville in Brighton near Rochester, NY on July 27, 2017.
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)in) Breeding in Flight
Photographed at Lac de Ville in Brighton near Rochester, NY on July 27, 2017.
Caspian Terns (Hydroprogne caspia) These Caspian Terns , Hydroprogne caspia , (the 4 birds with large orange bills) were photographed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York...
Caspian Terns (Hydroprogne caspia)
These Caspian Terns , Hydroprogne caspia , (the 4 birds with large orange bills) were photographed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York…
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) Juvenile Photographed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York State on Aug. 27, 2017.
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia) Juvenile
Photographed at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in western New York State on Aug. 27, 2017.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Breeding Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 2, 2012.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Breeding
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 2, 2012.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Nonbreeding Digiscoping photo made at Cape May, NJ on Oct 4, 2007.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Nonbreeding
Digiscoping photo made at Cape May, NJ on Oct 4, 2007.
Common Tern Flying Photographed at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on May 9, 2023.
Common Tern Flying
Photographed at Cape May Point State Park, NJ on May 9, 2023.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Flying with Fish Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 13, 2014.
Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Flying with Fish
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 13, 2014.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Breeding Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 14, 2013.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Breeding
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 14, 2013.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Hovering Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 14, 2017. Map
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Hovering
Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 14, 2017. Map
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Diving Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 14, 2017. This is the same bird shown in the previous photo. Map
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Diving
Photographed at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor, NJ on May 14, 2017. This is the same bird shown in the previous photo. Map
Forster's Terns (Sterna forsteri) Mating This digiscoping photo was made at Cape May, NJ on May 5, 2010.
Forster's Terns (Sterna forsteri) Mating
This digiscoping photo was made at Cape May, NJ on May 5, 2010.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) (left), Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) This digiscoping photo was made at Cape May, NJ on May 5, 2010. In this side by side comparison, the most obvious difference is in the bill color. Also, the...
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) (left), Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
This digiscoping photo was made at Cape May, NJ on May 5, 2010. In this side by side comparison, the most obvious difference is in the bill color. Also, the…
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Adult Nonbreeding Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct. 3, 2017.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) Adult Nonbreeding
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct. 3, 2017.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) 1st Year Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct. 9, 2017.
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri) 1st Year
Photographed at Cape May, NJ on Oct. 9, 2017.