Saturday, June 22, 2024

Greater Crested Tern

Greater Crested Tern

Greater Crested Tern


A7R4. in APS-C mode
A1. 12 Jun 2022


FE 200-600/5.6-6.3 G
GM 600/4. 10 Sept 2022


190B/GHFG1. 2022
190XPROB/GHFG1. Feb 2022
MT190CXPRO3/GHFG1. May 2022
Berlebach Report 8013/GHFG1. May 2023




A large, black capped, crested tern. Similar to Lesser Crested Tern but larger, stockier and has a thick yellow (not orange-yellow) bill. Mantle and wings mostly grey. Non-breeding birds show more white on forecrown and around eye, with fine balck spotting, while black cap starts from behind eye.

Breeding plumage, Woodlands Waterfront, 21 Jan 2024

f7.1 1/3200. ISO 1600, GM600 TC1.4x









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