Elegant Tern

Thalasseus elegans

ML77361061


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Simon RB Thompson
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eBird Checklist S40937106
Hermanus--Kraal Rock/Cliff Path
Western Cape, South Africa
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Latitude and Longitude -34.413, 19.2559 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Single bird in with roosting terns. Originally suspected to be Lesser Crested Tern, but upon closer examination bill was too long and downcurved fading to yellowish tip. Black crest extended farther down nape than LC.

Technical Information

Model
Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
f-stop
f/7.1
Focal length
247 mm
Shutter speed
1/1000 sec
ISO
200
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
223KB
Dimensions
919 x 690

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