Tern photos

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A white tern, or fairy tern, alights on a branch at Rose Atoll in American Samoa, Gygis alba, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary
A white tern, or fairy tern, alights on a branch at Rose Atoll in American Samoa.
Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa
Image ID: 00871  
Royal tern in flight, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern in flight, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30307  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30354  
White (or fairy) tern, Gygis alba, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary
White (or fairy) tern.
Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa
Image ID: 00865  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30356  
Royal tern in flight, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern in flight, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 30319  
White (or fairy) tern, Gygis alba, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary
White (or fairy) tern.
Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa
Image ID: 00868  
White (or fairy) tern, Gygis alba, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary
White (or fairy) tern.
Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa
Image ID: 00872  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18312  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18309  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18310  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18311  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18313  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18314  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18315  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18316  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18317  
Royal tern, winter adult phase, Sterna maxima, La Jolla, California
Royal tern, winter adult phase.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 18318  
White (or fairy) tern, Gygis alba, Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary
White (or fairy) tern.
Species: Fairy tern, Gygis alba
Location: Rose Atoll National Wildlife Sanctuary, American Samoa
Image ID: 00869  
Elegant terns on a piece of elkhorn kelp.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Elegant terns on a piece of elkhorn kelp. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Elegant tern, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07509  
Elegant terns on a piece of elkhorn kelp.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Elegant terns on a piece of elkhorn kelp. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Elegant tern, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07510  
Elegant tern on a piece of elkhorn kelp.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Elegant tern on a piece of elkhorn kelp. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Elegant tern, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07511  
Elegant tern on a piece of elkhorn kelp.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Elegant tern on a piece of elkhorn kelp. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Elegant tern, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07512  
Elegant tern on a piece of elkhorn kelp.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Elegant tern on a piece of elkhorn kelp. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Elegant tern, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07513  
Forsters terns rest on a drift kelp paddy.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Macrocystis pyrifera, Sterna forsteri
Forsters terns rest on a drift kelp paddy. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Forster's tern, Macrocystis pyrifera, Sterna forsteri
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07514  
Elegant terns a on piece of elkhorn kelp.  Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface.  Open ocean near San Diego, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Elegant terns a on piece of elkhorn kelp. Drifting patches or pieces of kelp provide valuable rest places for birds, especially those that are unable to land and take off from the ocean surface. Open ocean near San Diego.
Species: Elegant tern, Pelagophycus porra, Sterna elegans
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07626  
Royal terns, Great Isaac Island, Bahamas, Sterna maxima
Royal terns, Great Isaac Island, Bahamas.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: Great Isaac Island, Bahamas
Image ID: 10819  
Royal terns, Sterna maxima, Great Isaac Island
Royal terns.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: Great Isaac Island, Bahamas
Image ID: 10820  
Royal terns, Sterna maxima, Great Isaac Island
Royal terns.
Species: Royal tern, Sterna maxima
Location: Great Isaac Island, Bahamas
Image ID: 10821  
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