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Common tern

Sterna hirundo

Description:

White seabird with black crown and yellow bill.

Habitat:

Pacific Northwest coastal estuary ecosystem.

Notes:

Spotted flying east over the mouth of the Columbia River north of the end of Clatsop Spit. The uploaded image is an actual-pixels enlargement cropped from an mage in which the bird appears as speck in a larger panorama.

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Allen Hoof
Allen Hoof 9 months ago

Spenser: Thanks for the ID.

Allen Hoof
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Allen Hoof

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Aug 27, 2019
Submitted on Sep 3, 2019

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