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Common Tern

Sterna hirundo


This barge was man-made just for these birds -- there were dozens of them! The 2nd and 3rd shots are heavily cropped and over sharpened, but I'm hoping will make an ID easier.


Leslie Street Spit.

1 species ID suggestions

Common Tern
Sterna hirundo


gil.leiria a year ago

Hello TK. Thanks. I think they are the same. Hugs

ForestDragon a year ago

I think they look most like Common Terns, Sterna hirundo:

TKBotting a year ago

2 new photos added. I hope they help!

ForestDragon a year ago

They look like a species of Tern. They look comfortable. :) Do you have any closer views of the birds themselves?

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Lat: 43.63, Long: -79.32

Spotted on Jul 4, 2009
Submitted on Sep 12, 2012

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