Sooty Tern
Sterna fuscata (Onychoprion fuscatus)
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The sooty tern is usually seen offshore, sometimes in large flocks. The upper two photos are of immatures; the lower two, adults. All of these photos were taken on Bird Island in the Seychelles (10-10), courtesy of Paul Oliver.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver

Last Update this page: 11-01-10