Black Tern

Chlidonias niger

ML109311581


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Pair of Wing-Nuts
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eBird Checklist S47576262
Ocean Beach County Park
Santa Barbara, California, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 34.691, -120.6004 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
Tags

Media notes

Black Tern

Observation details

Continuing bird - small dark tern, with dark gray wings and back, shorter tail and slightly larger then more numerous Least Tern. White forehead, dark ear patches and white neck collar were easily seen through scope. Bird mostly stayed near west lagoon shore along the dunes. Best views were when bird was frequently airborne and displaying distinctive flight pattern.

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 70D
f-stop
f/18.0
Focal length
400 mm
Shutter speed
1/3200 sec
ISO
1600
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
187KB
Dimensions
947 x 693

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