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Sandwich Tern

Thalasseus sandvicensis


Nest on sandy barrier beaches and barrier islands close to the ocean. They forage mostly near shore, in shallow ocean waters as well as in rivermouths, estuaries, lagoons, and inlets.


Resting on the beach in a mix flock with Royal Terns and Seagulls.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States

Spotted on Nov 27, 2020
Submitted on Dec 25, 2020

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