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Common tern? Plum Island

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Old Monday 3rd September 2007, 17:16   #1
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Common tern? Plum Island

I can't make up my mind whether this is a juvenile common tern or some other variety of tern. Would appreciate your help with ID.
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Old Monday 3rd September 2007, 19:32   #2
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Looks OK for Common Tern to me.
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Old Tuesday 4th September 2007, 06:23   #3
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I'm going to agree on common.

Was this on the ocean side? I was out there for about 5 hours this past Sunday, and the only Tern I saw was a Least sitting on an exposed rock in the middle of the salt pannes...
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Old Tuesday 4th September 2007, 08:37   #4
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yep a certain common tern
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Nice photo.. yes Common Tern.

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Thanks for all your comments. The tern was one of four at the harbor on Plum Island.
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