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Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) discovered by Marcel Roy (#1009)

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Sighting Info

Observed: June 7, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
Posted on: June 8, 2013 @ 11:28 AM (diff: 1 days)
Comments:
Medium tern, medium gray upperparts, pale gray underparts, glossy black cap and nape. Wings are dark-tipped and have dark leading edge on forewing. Red bill is black-tipped. Legs are red and tail is deeply forked and elongated. Direct flight, hovers above water before diving for prey.

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