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  1. condor1992

    Elegant/Lesser crested tern

    Best as it can get, I'm afraid. As far as I know, this is the best photo anyone has taken of that particular 'half-bald' bird this time around. Elegant tern would be a better explanation, I agree. Lesser crested is bordering on too rare to infer it as the best explanation.
  2. condor1992

    Elegant/Lesser crested tern

    El Pinet, Spain. Either one there is a monstrous rarity, but, due to the Albufera having 8 elegant terns, the lesser crested is even rarer
  3. condor1992

    Elegant/Lesser crested tern

    I recently realised I have taken a much better photo of the bird yesterday. What I find interesting is the absolutely MASSIVE dagger-shaped yellow bill the tern has (compare to surrounding terns, also to the bill of a confirmed elegant from the same meter or so of area: Elegant Tern (Thalasseus...