06 August 2013

Common tern






Fisktärna (Sterna hirundo) - common tern

It looks like (s)he bit of more than (s)he can swallow.

I'm linking to
Wild Bird Wednesday


42 comments:

  1. Beautiful sharp and clear photos , I like them a lot.
    All the best Gordon.

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  2. A great series of photos. Terns are beautiful!

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  3. A very handsome bird, terrific captures!

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  4. Oh, I love this Gunilla!! The sunlight on such a beautiful bird with its catch of the day...marvelous.

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  5. Der Vogel sieht sehr hübsch aus, aber eine Möwe ist das nicht oder??

    LG Mathilda ♥

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    1. Vielen Dank Mathilda! Es ist keine Möwe. Es ist eine Fluss-Seeschwalbe. LG Gunilla

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  6. Yes, these pictures are beautiful, this bird has a good appetite! Greetings!

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  7. Great close ups!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  8. Great captures, is it having trouble swallowing? I love the Terns! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. Thank you Eileen! I'm not sure, but it looks like it has.

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  9. Amazing shot. Certainly he/she has got his/her mouth full!!

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    1. Thank you Margaret! It was sitting there for a long time like that with the fish in its beak.

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  10. Nice shots Gunilla....specially in big size are they beautiful.

    Greetings from holland, Joop

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  11. Hungry Little guy !!! My god.... :)

    Greetings

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  12. Så fina bilder du fick av den - mitt i middagen! :)
    /Pia

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    1. Tack Pia! Jag var lite rädd att den skulle storkna, men det gick bra till slut.

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  13. Nice pictures - I wonder why more of these birds don't choke!

    Cheers and thanks for linking to WBW

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you Stewart! Thanks for hosting.

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  14. May be "common", but still a very handsome. Like how you caught him standing solitary on the rock enjoying lunch! He looks determined to finish.

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    1. Thank Faye! It was fun watching him work his lunch down.

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  15. Hi Gunilla,
    Beautiful pictures of the common tern.
    Very nice with a fish in its mouth.

    Greetings Irma

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  16. So nice to see him having a good feed.

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  17. Excellent pictures of the Tern. I always like their little black cap. MB

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  18. They may be called Common Terns, yet not so common, really lovely images~

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  19. ja, den ser ut att ha problem. Men vilka fina foton du fick. :)

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