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Forster's Tern

Sterna forsteri

Description:

Forster's Tern spotted amongst a group of gulls and other terns. This tern is on the smaller side of the terns that I have seen. Compare to the royal tern in the foreground of the 4th image.

Habitat:

coastal beach

Notes:

Forster's Tern is protected in the USA under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. http://www.fws.gov/migratorybirds/Regula... http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Forst...

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1 Comment

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 2 years ago

Nice one,

Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.80, Long: -82.80

Spotted on Jan 17, 2012
Submitted on Jan 18, 2012

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