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Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)


Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)
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Copyright: Dan Bachmann (danbachmann) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 74 W: 19 N: 151] (571)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-06-23
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L USM
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-04 11:57
Viewed: 5105
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Common Tern looks very much like an Arctic Tern except that the Common Tern has black on the tip of the beak and the wings are a different shade.

In the Farne Islands, the Common Tern is outnumberd by Arctic Terns by about 10:1.


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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
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What an interesting POV, Dan!
You were right up in his face!
How did you manage that?
An unusual view of this bird that most people only see from far away.
Great shot. TFS. : )

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