Inca Tern, Hawai'i

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Michael Szabo
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Inca Tern, Hawai'i

Postby Michael Szabo » Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:33 am

Photographed at Ka Lae (South Point), the southernmost point of the Big Island of Hawai'i.

Link to photos posted on Facebook by Mary Spears: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=6071566A
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Re: Inca Tern, Hawai'i

Postby Davidthomas » Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:49 am

I worked out it is roughly 8500km from Peru! Mental.

Only another 2000km to make it to NZ....
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Re: Inca Tern, Hawai'i

Postby sav » Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:56 pm

It's very cool, and proves that pretty much anything can happen. Hawai'i is sort of in the Northern Hemisphere though.......
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Re: Inca Tern, Hawai'i

Postby Michael Szabo » Thu Mar 18, 2021 5:13 pm

Better photos have now been posted on Facebook by Chris Farmer:

Link: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=6078B481

Link: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=607A446C
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Re: Inca Tern, Hawai'i

Postby SomesBirder » Tue Sep 21, 2021 9:40 am

The Inca Tern moved to Honolulu, O'ahu, in July and seems to still be there.

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