Arctic Tern – first and last dates

Sterna paradisaea – MOR-WENNOL Y GOGLEDD – Passage migrant. Not recorded from December to March

Previous records are summarised in Arctic Tern 1994

YearFirstLastNotes
19934 May15 September 
199418 April1 November 
199514 May18 October 
199624 April25 October
1997 22 OctoberNo spring records
1998 25 OctoberNo spring records
1999 6 NovemberNo spring records
20008 May17 October 
200118 April31 October 
2002 9 OctoberNo spring records
200329 April17 October 
2004 25 OctoberNo spring records
2005 6 NovemberNo spring records
2006 21 OctoberNo spring records
200725 June30 October 
200819 April1 October 
2009 2 NovemberNo spring records
2010 19 OctoberNo spring records
2011 19 OctoberNo spring records
2012 14 OctoberNo spring records
201319 April3 November 
2014 21 OctoberNo spring records
2015 16 SeptemberNo spring records
2016 18 OctoberNo spring records
2017 27 OctoberNo spring records
201818 April21 September 
2019 1 October 

Records above extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports which may contain more information.

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Common Tern – first and last dates

Passage migrant, formerly bred. Not recorded from November to March

Precvious records are summarised in Common Tern 1994

YearFirst arrivalLast sightingNotes
199320 April15 September 
19941 April21 October 
199520 April17 October 
199630 March25 October 
19974 May25 October 
199810 May28 September 
1999Mid-April5 October 
200011 May3 November 
200128 April7 November 
200223 May9 October 
200315 April4 October 
20045 May25 October 
200521 April8 October 
200630 March27 October 
200727 June11 October 
2008AprilOctoberTwo sightings in each month
20097 JuneNovemberOne record in Nov
2010 1 OctoberNo spring records
2011 19 OctoberNo spring records
2012 4 OctoberNo spring records
20131 April5 October ? 
201415 April10 October ? 
2015 15 SeptemberNo spring records
201617 April17 October 
20174 May17 October 
201828 June12 October 
20199 May29 September 

Records above extracted from the Pembrokeshire Bird Reports which may contain more information.

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