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231 _JFF7548 Least Terns Mating ~ The Exchange
02-JUN-2006 Jim Fenton

231 _JFF7548 Least Terns Mating ~ The Exchange

Sandy Point State Beach, Plum Island, Massachusetts

Now that the male has mounted the female, watch as the pair exchanges his "gift" prior to breeding truly beginning....

Nikon D2x ,Nikon 500 AFSII
1/1000s f/10.0 at 850.0mm iso400 full exif

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