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Royal Tern
By far the most common tern species at this tidal, coastal site with many roosting on the part exposed mud with other smaller tern species and skimmers.
Habitat
Large, tidal, brackish lagoon with variable mix of sand/mud banks depending on the state of the tide.
Location
The main lagoon near outfall to the ocean at SFF Los Flamencos - Desembocadura de Ciénaga del Navío Quebrado (La Guajira/Colombia)
Date taken
23rd November 2023
Scientific name
Thalasseus maximus
Equipment used
OMDS/OM-1 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS Pro
Shutter speed, aperture & ISO
see image metadata
Supporter
Wonderful overhead of this Royal Tern looking downward and showing that impressive wing span. Terrific focus, colors, detail, and blue sky. TFS CB Allen!
 
Opus Editor
A wonderful shot with good potential for inclusion in Opus as soon as someone has the time to do it.

Thanks for sharing it with us.
Barney
 
A wonderful shot with good potential for inclusion in Opus as soon as someone has the time to do it.

Thanks for sharing it with us.
Barney
Thanks Barney but if you're missing/wanting a decent flight shot for Opus I can load a couple of far better (if more conventional!) images from the same trip.

Chris.
 
Opus Editor
Thanks Barney but if you're missing/wanting a decent flight shot for Opus I can load a couple of far better (if more conventional!) images from the same trip.

Chris.
Let's see what you have, but know this one is great.
 
Opus Editor
Today, 30 March 2024, this excellent flight image of yours became part of the Royal Tern article in Opus.

Thank you for sharing it with us.
It is appreciated very much.
Barney
 

Media information

Category
Central & South America & Mexico
Added by
C B Allen
Date added
View count
185
Comment count
6

Image metadata

Device
OM Digital Solutions OM-1
Aperture
ƒ/5.5999999046326
Focal length
223.0 mm
Exposure time
1/16000 second(s)
ISO
3200
Flash
Off, did not fire
Filename
PB239719.jpg
File size
2.8 MB
Date taken
Thu, 23 November 2023 3:56 PM
Dimensions
2673px x 2004px

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