Bridled Tern

Posted by gregc on Sat Nov 18, 2023 5:15 am

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Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus) returning to the nesting grounds with a prey item. It appears to be an insect, presumably caught on the wing, they usually regurgitate seafood to the young, I think.

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by david fletcher on Sat Nov 18, 2023 5:45 am
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Super shot Greg. Lovely framing and the snack a nice touch.
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by Carol Clarke on Sat Nov 18, 2023 7:40 am
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Excellent in flight behaviour capture Greg!

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by Todd Bauer on Sat Nov 18, 2023 12:15 pm
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I didn't know they ate insects caught on the fly...wonderful photo, by the way.
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by Karl Egressy on Sun Nov 19, 2023 1:22 am
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Great behavior shot captured.

by Axel Hildebrandt on Sun Nov 19, 2023 12:02 pm
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Great pose and setting, Greg.
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by paul fletcher on Sun Nov 19, 2023 7:41 pm
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Excellent in-flight image, Greg.

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