[Tweeters] Lake Sammamish Tern Photo's

Michael Hobbs birdmarymoor at verizon.net
Tue Sep 9 15:39:08 PDT 2008


There were 5 terns at LSSP this morning - all looked like Common Tern to me,
with their dark carpal bars and dusky primaries. They were hanging out at
the west edge of the beach and would disappear into the next cove west.

== Michael Hobbs
== Kirkland, WA
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Kathy Andrich" <chukarbird at yahoo.com>
To: "tweet" <tweeters at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Tuesday, September 09, 2008 3:23 PM
Subject: [Tweeters] Lake Sammamish Tern Photo's



> Hi Tweeters,

>

> Here are two pics of the terns that turned out ok. Lake Sam. is a

> Washington State Park so it is easy to get directions online. When you

> drive in there is a nice sign pointing the way to Sunset Beach. I think

> they are Common Terns, the bill is proportional to the bird and not small

> like Arctic Tern and the legs weren't as ridiculously short as Arctic is

> depicted. They may actually be all adults, just in various plumages. Any

> thoughts will be appreciated.

>

> http://www.flickr.com/photos/29911178@N03/2843482837/in/set-72157607206238297/

>

> Kathy

> Roosting in Kent, near Lake Meridian

> (chukarbird at yahoo dot com)

> Any driving directions contained within this message are given as a

> courtesy, beware, author is directionally challenged and will not vouch

> for them.

>

>

>

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