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Arctic Tern
02-OCT-2010 Tom Grey

Arctic Tern

Monterey Bay

Not a great image, but my first of the species. The round head and short bill help distinguish it from a Common Tern. The bird is in transition from the all-black cap and red bill of breeding season to its winter white forehead and black bill.

Canon EOS-1D Mark III ,Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
1/1600s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso800 full exif

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