Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sooty Tern - Onychoprion fuscatus - Sottärna

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Brown Booby and Sooty Tern

Sooty Tern - Onychoprion fuscatus - Sottärna
© NF Photo 140917 MICHAELMAS CAY, Cairns,  Queensland, Australia

This island was full of birds. The Sooty Terns are beautiful as terns always are. To see them beside the Brown Booby you realize how small they are. It is a bird seen in many parts of the world.I have seen it in Sweden even if it is quite rare up here.  

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  1. Wonderful shots of these beauties!

  2. Absolutely amazing!! I've never seen them in flight. So, as always your post and photos are so special!!

    Love the brown booby too.

    I'm a bit late getting around to visiting and sending along my thanks for sharing with us birders this weekend....been out birding since daybreak!!

  3. Wonderful birds - saw lots of these on Lord Howe Island - I want to go back!!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

  4. These are such beautiful birds and your photos are crystal clear. Hope you have a good week for birding! Hugs, Diane


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