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Forster's Tern

Sterna forsteri


14-15" (36-38 cm). White with pale gray back and wings, black cap, and deeply forked tail. Bill orange with black tip. Similar to Common Tern, but wing tips frosty white, bill more orange. In winter, lacks black cap but has distinctive black mark behind eye.


Belton Lake

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 29, 2014
Submitted on May 4, 2014

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