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Bird Identification: CLOSED: Common or Caspian Tern

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ChirpChirp
Wappingers Falls, NY

August 30, 2012
7:52 PM

Post #9259957

This was flying close to the shoreline of Lake Champlain, my initial thought was Common Tern but having looked again at the couple of shots I managed to get the large beak and short tail are making me think that it could be a Caspian Tern.

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Resin

Resin
Northumberland
United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

August 31, 2012
9:45 AM

Post #9260425

Yep, Caspian's right

Resin
ChirpChirp
Wappingers Falls, NY

August 31, 2012
4:04 PM

Post #9260851

Excellent, cheers Resin.

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