EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Special Concern (Arctic, Least, and Common) Tern Breeding and Staging Sites

This dataset represents documented breeding and staging (presence of 100 or more individuals) areas for three tern species (Common, Least, and Arctic, which are state-listed as species of special concern). The breeding and staging sites were identified and mapped by Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program biologists and buffered 0.3 nautical miles.
Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Nantucket Sound, Vineyard Sound, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, Gulf of Maine, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean, Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Gulf Of Maine, and Continent > North America > United States Of America > Massachusetts
oceans, 014, biota, 002, Biological Classification > Animals/Vertebrates > Birds, Human Dimensions > Environmental Impacts > Conservation, marine spatial planning, MSP, ocean management, coastal zone management, ecosystem-based management, EBM, Common Tern, Least Tern, and Arctic Tern
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