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12 November 2013

Common tern




Common tern,
Töölönlahti, summer 2013.

I'm linking to Wild Bird Wednesday.


54 comments:

  1. I like that last shot of the sunlight captured on his eye and beak.
    Lovely series of shots Gunilla!

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  2. Great photos of the Common Tern - we only see them in non-breeding plumage down here.

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    1. Thank you Mick! They're gone now and they'll be back in May maybe.

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  3. Beautiful photos. It looks like it would take a sunbath.

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    1. Thank you Christian! It was keeping an eye on the birds flying above.

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  4. Beautiful sequence with this tern, very nice photos, ... all are delicious!

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  5. Flott fanget.
    Ha en god natt.
    Mormor

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  6. Great shots, looks like he's enjoying the sun.

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    1. Thank you Jocee! He's keeping an eye on the other birds.

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  7. Beautiful shots, strikingly presented with autumn leaves background and town scene! Gorgeous!

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  8. What lovely shots!

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  9. Very nice photos !!

    Best regards

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  10. Flotte billeder af en Common tern ( er det en måge art?) Ønsker dig en god onsdag:) Knus Hanne Bente ♥

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    1. Tack Hanne! Den heter fisktärna på svenska och fjordterne på danska enligt Nature Gate. Ha en skön dag! Kram, Gunilla

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  11. HI Gunilla Great shot sof the Commmone Gull. Love the last shot as the sun catch his eye and he is soaking up the rays.

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  12. They are cool birds to watch. I love the Terns, great shots!

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  13. Wonderful photos of the sea wallow. Amazing !
    Happy Wordless Wednesday.
    Best regards, Synnöve

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  14. three lovely images of a fabulous bird.

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  15. Very pretty! We have the Forster's Tern here. Lovely birds.

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  16. Briliant shots Gunilla. A shame the terns have gone for another year, but something to look foward to.

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    1. Thank you Phil! Maybe we appreciate them more when they return.

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  17. I really like the third photo of the tern; they make great photo subject; nice Gunilla.

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  18. Such a pretty bird -- looks as if they are enjoying the last of the fall sunshine!

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    1. Thank you Sallie! He was keeping an eye on the bigger gulls flying above.

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  19. Nice pictures - they are not common down here!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you Stewart! They migrate mostly to South Africa, but some have ended up in Australia too.

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  20. Great photos ;-)
    Céline & Philippe

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  21. We see them here on our tiny island in USA as well. I love them.

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  22. Very nice captures of this bird!!! Congrats!

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  23. Great captures of this very handsome bird.

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