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Birds of Yatsu Higata Tidal Flats, Chiba, Japan. Sept 2019 (1 Viewer)

TwiddlingThumbs

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Please help with ID of these birds seen at Yatsu Higata :

1. Black-necked Grebe?

2. Is the bird on the right a Northern Shoveler? If so, what bird is that on the left as it was always with the larger billed duck.

3. Not sure what ducks these are. Eurasian Teals?

4 & 5) Not sure what these terns are. Seemed very long-winged and pale from below. Came over in a flock of about 20. Some have black bills and some have reddish black bills. Managed to get a half look at the wing colour and pattern in photo 5. Hope this will help with the ID.

Help much appreciated!
 

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