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Least Terns - Adult and Juvenile
Leslie

Least Terns - Adult and Juvenile (Sterna antillarum)

This was my 1st good chance to photograph these birds. Most of the terns I see like to rest at the water's edge, but these guys plopped themselves down right in the middle of the beach. The juveniles would almost bury themselves in the sand. I guess they were trying to camouflage themselves. It worked pretty well. By the way, these guys are endangered.
Location
Malibu Beach, CA
Date taken
July 20, 04
Scientific name
Sterna antillarum
Equipment used
Oly C750, B300
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