Birds of Ireland

Arctic Tern

Arctic Tern

The Arctic Tern migrates to Ireland every summer from off the coast of South Africa and from as far away as Antarctica. It usually arrives in March/April to breed, and returns in September/October

Best Sites

Our Lady’s Island in Wexford and along the Great South Wall on the River Liffey in Dublin

Arctic Tern, Great South Wall, Dubln: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1/1250 Sec, F11, ISO 250

Arctic Tern, Great South Wall, Dubln: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1/1000 Sec, F11, ISO 400