Forsters terns rest on a drift kelp paddy, 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. California, USA, Sterna forsteri, Macrocystis pyrifera, natural history stock photograph, photo id 07515Add To Light Table
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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. California, USA. Image #07514

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. California, USA

Stock Photo: 07515
Species: Forster's tern, Sterna forsteri, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
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