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Royal tern

Thalasseus maximus


A large tern with grey and white plumage. The bill is orange or reddish-orange. It has black legs and a black cap which becomes patchy in the winter.


Spotted near the Quivira Jetty at the mouth of the San Diego River.

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San Diego, California, United States

Spotted on Nov 18, 2021
Submitted on Nov 27, 2021

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