John Whittles Wildlife

BRITISH WILDLIFE

Arctic Tern

Terns are beautiful sea birds and are magnificent fliers. The picture was taken on the Farne Islands, a few miles off the coast of Northumberland in the north east of England. Thousands of terns nest on the islands and visitors are frequently dive bombed and pecked by protective parents. Hats are essential.

Location: Farne Islands

Photographer: John Whittles