HP5605 : Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisea), Westing beach

taken 7 years ago, near to Westing, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisea), Westing beach
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisea), Westing beach
This bird is using its manoeuvrability to pick tiny items of food from the surface, but it should be feeding on sandeels and other fish, so the fact that it is resorting to feeding in this way is not a good omen for the breeding season.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 June, 2010
Category
Birds > Birds   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 569 056 [100m precision]
WGS84: 60:43.8042N 0:57.4531W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! HP 569 056
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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