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Arctic Tern

By suejoh  
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.

Tags: Sea bird Arctic tern South uist Wildlife and nature

Voters: M_squared, paskinmj, CarolG and 4 more


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CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
3 Jul 2012 5:51AM
A superb capture and presentation. Carol

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mdpontin Plus
11 6.0k Scotland
9 Sep 2012 2:00PM
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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