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Old Monday 7th September 2009, 16:46   #5
njlarsen
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Originally Posted by CAU View Post
IMO it is a 1cy Least Tern. It does have a tail, but it is just very short, which is a good feature of Least Tern. Compare with this first-summer bird:
http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/P...firstsum_S.jpg

It can possibly be a least tern, but not a first cy: there is way to much black on the cap. Compare to the one in this thread.

Niels
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