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Picture of a Tern. I am told that as it's beak has no black spot then it is an Arctic Tern.
Taken on South Uist last week.

Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Arctic Tern
Username:suejoh suejoh
Uploaded:2 Jul 2012 - 10:17 PM
Tags:Arctic tern, Sea bird, South uist, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Jul 2012 - 5:51 AM

A superb capture and presentation. Carol

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mdpontin
mdpontin  106016 forum posts Scotland
9 Sep 2012 - 2:00 PM

Very good photo of one of these beautiful birds. I agree with the assessment that it's an Arctic Tern, the Common Tern having a black tip to the beak. But if you're unsure, you can do what many birders do and combine the two names, thus: "Comic Tern" Wink

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