Forster's Tern Photo, Sterna forsteri, Macrocystis pyrifera



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. San Diego, California, USA, Sterna forsteri, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 07514
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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. San Diego, California, USA

Stock Photo: 07514
Species: Forster's tern, Sterna forsteri, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Lat/Long: N 032° 29' 47.00", W 117° 35' 36.00" (Coordinates: 32.49639°, -117.59333°)
Format: Digital 3:2
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Updated: December 15, 2017

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