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Two Arctic terns on the grass
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Image details:  
Image Description: Two Arctic terns on the grass
Image notes: A pair of Tirricks on the nesting ground. West Yell.
Species in Image: Arctic Tern
Date: 1979
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01544

General details:  
Common Name Arctic Tern
Latin Name Sterna paradisœa
Shetland Name Tirrick
Latin Group Name Charadriiformes
Latin Family Name Laridae
Common Family Name Terns
Description Summer visitor. Recent surveys found almost 2500 breeding pairs, however, since the year 2000 breeding success has been extremely poor due to, it seems, the non-appearance of sandeel shoals.
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