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Tern (Panama) (1 Viewer)

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Hi, this tern was photographed off shore Panama, from the ferry to the Pearl islands (so on the Pacific side) in April: Common Tern or something else?
 

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THE_FERN

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Hi, this tern was photographed off shore Panama, from the ferry to the Pearl islands (so on the Pacific side) in April: Common Tern or something else?

Presumably the alternative here is Forster's. Although the bill is quite robust (deep), I'm not sure it's deep enough, and the primaries show distinct dark edges in at least the 2nd shot. So common for me, I think
 

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Presumably the alternative here is Forster's. Although the bill is quite robust (deep), I'm not sure it's deep enough, and the primaries show distinct dark edges in at least the 2nd shot. So common for me, I think

I don't think it is one, but Roseate is another option in the Caribbean

Niels
 

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