?Immature black-fronted tern

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?Immature black-fronted tern

Postby Raewyn » Sat May 19, 2018 8:11 pm

There were three black-fronted terns at Thornton today at the edge of the main white-fronted tern flock. Also this bird that looked more or less "with" one of the BFs. This isn't the sharpest photo, but it's the one that has the adult also showing for comparison. Am I right to assume it's an immature BF? Thanks.
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Re: ?Immature black-fronted tern

Postby RussCannings » Sat May 19, 2018 8:14 pm

Yep :)
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Re: ?Immature black-fronted tern

Postby Raewyn » Sat May 19, 2018 8:16 pm

Thanks very much
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Re: ?Immature black-fronted tern

Postby Clinton9 » Mon May 21, 2018 1:03 am

In photo:

Left: First winter (less than 10 month old)
Right: Adult with orange beak & legs.

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