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Forster's Tern -- Sterna forsteri More
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Age/Sex
Identification
Solicitation
Behavior
Note

8 Adult  

100%

Sight and Sound

 

Natural
 

call

establish flock contact

fly

perform visual display

 

 

William V Ward
30 Apr 1977 at 12:10

    Geography
  • United States
    California
    Locality
  • Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge
    Latitude/Longitude
  • 41.8333333   -121.4166667
    Elevation
  • 1304 meters
    Habitats
  • Freshwater
  • Lake
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • MAGNEMITE 610E
    Microphones
  • Dan Gibson P500
    Accessories
  • Parabola 45.7cm (18in)
    Equipment Note

These terns were flying and circling over a corner of the lake, sometimes splashing into the water for a small fish. They twice attacked a California Gull.

General climate: Dry.
Cover density: Open

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