Common Tern

Sterna hirundo

ML128327011


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Jason Hoeksema
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eBird Checklist S15241764
Phillips Bros. catfish ponds
Yazoo, Mississippi, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 32.9676, -90.3795 Map

Age
Not specified
Sex
Not specified
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

2 in 1st winter or adult basic plumage (birds A and B), 1 adult in alternate plumage (bird C). basic plumage birds with partial black cap wrapping around back of head, white forehead, obvious carpal bars. photo below pictures one of the two basic plumaged individuals (with a Forster's Tern). adult alt-plumaged bird with complete black cap, blood red bill, gray upperparts, short tail relative to wings when perched, very dark primaries while perched. bird A: bird B: birds A and C:

Technical Information

Model
Canon EOS 20D
Lens model
150.0-500.0 mm
f-stop
f/6.3
Focal length
500 mm
Shutter speed
1/4000 sec
ISO
800
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
351KB
Dimensions
571 x 727

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