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Royal Tern

Thalasseus maximus


Royal Tern has an orange-red bill, pale grey upper parts and white under parts. Its legs are black.


The Royal Tern is found only along ocean beaches. This one was alone on Perdido Beach. There were a few gulls nearer the water.

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Orange Beach, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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