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Caspian Tern

Caspian Tern (Image ID 42644)
Photographed byKeith James in Sep, 2020 and uploaded on Fri 2nd Oct, 2020 .
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ID42644
CommentThis image is part of a courtship display which I observed on the south coast of WA. Both birds sang, enfolded each other in outstretched wings and laid their heads on each others shoulders.
EquipmentOlympus OMD-em1. Mk2. Zuiko 300mm f4 Pro lens. ISO 800. f9. 1/640th. 9 AF points. Burst shooting on silent at 18 frames per second. I was lying prone on the beach. Some crawling.
LocationConspicuous Cliff beach. South coast of WA., Western Australia
Keywordsmale, female, adult, breeding plumage/features, behaviour/display
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