A pair of birds and a chick standing next to a lagoon.

A pair of birds and a chick standing next to a lagoon.
Species: Caspian Tern   Hydroprogne caspia
Author: Nick Talbot
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Added to IBC: 13 Dec 2013 - 11:15
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Altitude (m): 
1 meter


The birds were next to a breeding colony on a large shell bank.

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Nick Talbot, IBC1042262. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1042262.

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Nick Talbot, IBC1042262. Photo of Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia at Mud Islands, Australia. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1042262.

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