Category Archives: Terns

Caspian Tern

Full marks to Jon Lyles for finding Northamptonshire’s 5th Caspian Tern, loitering on ‘the slips’ at Summer Leys this morning. It was discovered around 10.40 and remained settled there until midday, when it took to the air and headed off … Continue reading

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A blast from the past: Sooty Tern, Ditchford Gravel Pits, May 1980

Pulling up outside John and Ruth Ward’s home in Irchester I found it difficult to decide just how I would feel about seeing it again – this time dead. I refer of course to Northamptonshire’s one and only Sooty Tern … Continue reading

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