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Old Monday 14th November 2011, 20:25   #1
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Mexico Cancun

pics taken Oct/Nov 2011.

have managed to identify some of the birds I saw, but not sure about quite a lot including these.

appreciate advice.
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Old Monday 14th November 2011, 20:39   #2
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(1) Osprey
(2) Red billed tropicbird, I think
(4) Royal tern?
(5) american coot
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2 is another royal tern and 3 a laughing gull.
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Old Tuesday 15th November 2011, 08:02   #4
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Old Wednesday 16th November 2011, 16:29   #5
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4 is a royal tern.
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Old Wednesday 16th November 2011, 21:23   #7
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I agree with Lou. #4 is a Royal Tern. Sandwich Tern has a black bill with a yellow tip.
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I agree with Lou. #4 is a Royal Tern. Sandwich Tern has a black bill with a yellow tip.
While I agree it is a royal tern, you should be aware that in South America and to some extent the Caribbean, there is a yellow-billed version of the Sandwich that is sometimes called Cayenne Tern.

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