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Summer migrants arriving in April and leaving in September. Whilst here they can be seen patrolling the sea just off shore for sand eels.
|Common Name||Sandwich Tern|
|Scientific Name||Sterna sandvicensis|
|Look for||Large fishing terns with black bills|
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