Royal Tern

Thalasseus maximus

ML354195951


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Don Gorney
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eBird Checklist S91658839
Michigan City Harbor
LaPorte, Indiana, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 41.7274, -86.9052 Map

Age
Adult
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Identified on July 11 by Brendan Grube. Seen by many. Adult in breeding. White speckling on forehead, otherwise black crown with raggedy rear crown feathers. Pumpkin orange bill unlike orange-red of CATE. No direct comparison with CATE but was smaller with more slender bill. Black legs. Body approx same size as nearby RBGU but with shorter legs.

Technical Information

Model
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
f-stop
f/5.6
Focal length
123.4 mm
Shutter speed
1/1250 sec
ISO
400
Flash
Flash did not fire
Original file size
2,208KB
Dimensions
2009 x 1336

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