Common Tern (Sterna hirundo)

Above and below: A pair of Common Terns bonding at the Coast Guard ponds in Cape May, New Jersey (5/11/2007).

Below: A series of Common Tern flight shots at Punta Algarrobo, Puerto Rico (4/13/2009).

Below: Common Terns on Assateague Island, Maryland, August 2004. Fledgling begging for food.

Below: A Common Tern hunting behind the Cape May-Lewes Ferry (5/11/2008).

Below: Common Terns during a late afternoon commute off San Diego, California (10/8/2011). Sooty Shearwater in the background.

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