White winged Black Tern...Draycote...Photo by (B Duckhouse).
Draycote,s White winged Black......Photo,s by (S Seal).
An adult White winged Black Tern was present for most of the day at Draycote Water viewed from farnborough bank , this was Draycote,s 8th record. White winged Black Terns breed in Hungary and Bulgaria eastwards into Asia and winter in Africa south of the Sahara. On migration a few join parties of Black Terns and are some-times displaced westwards as far as Britian.
Previous Warwickshire records,
Alvecote Pools 12-07-69
Kingsbury WP 27-06-81
Kingsbury WP 21-08-83
Kingsbury WP 26-08-01