Subject: Question about Tern Warching [Print This Page] Author: brendank Time: 16/07/2010 09:28 Subject: Question about Tern Warching
Recently I have seen a lot of photos of Terns-- Roseate, Black-napped, Bridled and Greater Crested Terns on HKBWS. As the fieldtrip this weekend was full, does anyone have any recommendation on which ferry routes or other cruises in HK on which I would have a reasonable chance of finding some of these species? Am I right to think probably the best options is the Po Toi ferry or are some other ferries better? Thanks.
I was told terns are very active around the fishing rafts at Tap Mun during late breeding season (that's now). The juveniles are easily to be photoed. Good luck. Author: HFCheung Time: 16/07/2010 19:25
There is an on-going Tern survey project, which takes place mostly on weekdays. May be you can join the surveyor and take some good photo. The Tern Research Group also have weekend surveys. If you know them (Alan, me and others), you may contact them for information.
In general, breeding this year has been fine on several Tern Islands. For photography, riding a ferry would not offer much chances. You may want something more adventurous. Remember, HKBWS recommends not to land on the breeding islands when Terns are breeding.