A large crested tern found in both Europe and North and South America.
- Thalassius sandvicensis, family Sternidae (or Laridae).
- Other species such as the wheatear, ring ouzel, and sandwich tern have all been observed about one week earlier than usual.
- The sandwich terns nesting at Cemlyn have migrated from Africa to raise their young at the colony.
Late 18th century: named after Sandwich, a town in Kent.
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