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Sky blue eggs and cloud white egret chicks.
BREAKFAST OVERLOOKING LOCH NESS
Chinese Architecture
A common tern chick rests in a hand
Reading by the light of the moon...I mean lamp.
Birches
The World Trade Center
Iman
Common tern chick care
Serenity
Glossy ibis stretches by a fresh water pond.
Least tern chicks charge toward food.
Oslo in The National day festival
At The End of World
Yellow Warbler hawking insects
A view from Superstition Mountain in Arizona
On The Line
A daisy flower and bumblebee
Reflections in the water
The Breath of God
Sunset and promises
Sunflower
True reflections
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Least tern chicks charge toward food.

Least terns are federally endangered. The largest colony of nesting least terns in Maine are on Stratton Island. The colony had over 160 nests and fledged 50-60 terns by August. These tern chicks mainly fed on hake brought in by their parents during the summer.

TAGS: Bird, Maine

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
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© Maya Sterett.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2018
Total Views: 51
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 16, 2018, 2:04 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 200mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Stratton Island, Maine, United States of America