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Elegant Beginning Dive

Perhaps as many as a hundred terns were flying to and from an abandoned pier. Often, when the terns left the pier, they flew off to fish nearby, but they occasionally fished right next to the pier. Here, a tern has just started its dive toward the water with his wing fully extended before tucking them in to enter the water.

TAGS: Bird, California, Diving, Elegant, Flying, United States, Wildlife

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Arcata, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Mike Anderson.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2014
Total Views: 22
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 27, 2014, 3:42 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D4S
Focal Length: 550mm
Shutter Speed: 1/4000
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO1000
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