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Elegant Tern

Thalasseus elegans

ML97534751


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Terry Rosenmeier
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eBird Checklist S45151593
Amado WTP
Pima, Arizona, United States
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Latitude and Longitude 31.7306, -111.0545 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Observation details

Two largish terns flying in strong wind above pond for about 15 minutes before they flew off (didn't see which direction). Long thin orange bills, paler at tip, slightly down-curved. Full black cap ending in point at nape. White forked tail. Vocalization was a sharp "kee-rick". See photos.

Technical Information

Model
DMC-FZ60
f-stop
f/8.0
Focal length
108 mm
Shutter speed
1/500 sec
ISO
100
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
156KB
Dimensions
905 x 668

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