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Sandwich Tern

Thalasseus sandvicensis / Sterna sandvicensis

Description:

This sandwich tern was spotted amongst a group of gulls, skimmers, and other terns. It is in its winter coloration. Only the foreground tern is a sandwich tern.

Habitat:

Coastal beach.

Notes:

The sandwich tern is protected in the USA under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Sandw...

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1 Comment

DawnWest
DawnWest 8 years ago

Wow

1Sarah2
Spotted by
1Sarah2

Madeira Beach, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.79, Long: -82.79

Spotted on Jan 17, 2012
Submitted on Jan 19, 2012

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