Sunday, June 26, 2011

Tern splashes into action

Gull-billed Tern (Gelochelidon nilotica) in Tyto today didn't catch many fish.

Though it made quite a splash.

The only near-sharp pictures came with smallest catch of the day.

But bigger prey keeps us all going back another day.
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mick said...

Great photos, Tony. Especially the second one with the bird diving and the wings held above the water. Down here I see the same terns swooping and picking things up from the sand. I think they must eat small crabs.

Anonymous said...

Fantastic action sequence of images

Tyto Tony said...

Or even large crabs, I reckon.

Thanks, Kerryn.

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