Arctic Tern

Sterna paradisaea

ML100031011


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Frode Jacobsen
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eBird Checklist S45507709
Hutton Lake NWR
Albany, Wyoming, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 41.1748, -105.7119 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Media notes

Adult Arctic Tern (left) roosting together with a group of Forster's Terns (right).

Observation details

Body appeared slightly smaller than nearby Forster's. Tail length difficult to assess, but outer tail streamers appeared at least as long as on FOTEs. Bill was short (decisively shorter than FOTEs) and uniform dark blood red. Underside of body dark gray, with contrasting white cheek.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Lens model
EF300mm f/4L IS USM
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
300 mm
Shutter speed
1/1600 sec
ISO
250
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
2,068KB
Dimensions
2269 x 1512

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