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Arctic terns courtship?

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Old Sunday 7th June 2020, 11:15   #1
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Arctic terns courtship?

Grabbed this shot of an Arctic tern feeding another tern on Brora beach this morning. Is this a male feeding a female? Is this a courtship thing? The bird accepted the fish. I guess this is a pair and they'll be nesting very shortly.
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Yep, most terns have courtship behavior similar to this, in which the male feeds the female a fish.
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Thanks. Love these birds. Imagine visiting both poles every year. What an adventure.
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