November 23, 2008


BlackTern: Rare passage Migrant

Latest Sightings:
  • October 5th 2010 - 5 juvenile birds at Fairlop Waters Boating Lake, (early am - 5pm)

Historical Information:

  • Black Terns are reported as having been present (but less than five times) at Hainault Forest pre 2003 by the late Mr. Mike Dennis
  • In the 1997 edition of Dominic Mitchells 'Where to watch birds in the London area', it states that though irregular, flocks of up to 11 Black Tern have been recorded in April/May on passage at Fairlop Waters.

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