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Black nape Tern - Juvenile

Sterna sumatrana


I would say, this is one of my favorite Tern's pictures on my trip to Ujung Kulon National Park - Indonesia. Lovely white Tern with narrow black nape and narrow black bill. Which is I found it on the " Keramba " in the middle of the ocean. It was very challenging experiance to take a photographs from the the boat, and the object was flying. I'm very happy I've got this. It is smallish bird 31 cm, have a long fork tail in adult, and rounded unforked tail in immature. Young birds have a mottling on crown and blackish mottling on the nape.


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Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Thank you Sachin, Greg, Megan and Gerardo..

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Cool snap,,

GregMasteller 7 years ago

Great shot

Megan Gilbert
Megan Gilbert 7 years ago

wow! awesome photo

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wow great shot :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Thank you Arun and Elsa..

Elsa 7 years ago

Gorgeous shot Mona!!

Arun 7 years ago

cool ... beautiful capture !!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Thanks Stefania

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Thank you Satyen..

Wild Things
Wild Things 7 years ago

Lovely pic Mona!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Cheers Tom.. :)

Tom15 7 years ago

Nice flight shot!

Mona Pirih
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Mona Pirih

Banten, Indonesia

Spotted on Aug 19, 2012
Submitted on May 10, 2013

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