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The Inca Tern (Larosterna inca, Rybák inka, Status: Near Threatened) from ZOO Köln, Germany.

DID YOU KNOW THAT... the Inca Tern breeds on rocky cliffs? It nests in a hollow or burrow or sometimes the old nest of a Humboldt Penguin, and lays one or two eggs. :nod:

More birds:


More in my photo gallery: [link] :juggle:
Image details
Image size
3226x2255px 3.98 MB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D60
Shutter Speed
10/5000 second
Aperture
F/5.6
Focal Length
200 mm
ISO Speed
220
Date Taken
Aug 20, 2010, 1:39:38 PM
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Komare3232's avatar
Hey cool! The bird almost looks like he's smiling. :>
Allerlei's avatar
I was about to jump to the water :D
Komare3232's avatar
Good thing you took the picture in time then! :lol:
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Because you're a member of #TheFavouriteShowcase, your artwork is featured in the monthly news article of General Photography from the group.

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Allerlei's avatar
Ah, thank you! :D
gold-rose's avatar
you're welcome :)
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Tenmashi's avatar
What and interesting bird. :giggle: Great shot!
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frenchfox's avatar
Gorgeous portrait ! :clap:
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PictureByPali's avatar
Magnificent shot so sharp en clear !!
Just beautiful

Sincerely
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Allerlei's avatar
Thank you, Pali, I'm happy about this shot :aww:
PictureByPali's avatar
You should be :) its great :)
JessR-Photography's avatar
Beautiful shot! It's so sharp and clear.
lovely and great shot
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offbeat-art-dog's avatar
great shot!...I have never seen this type of tern....the bill looks like our terns here..yeah, it looks ternlike...I am going to return to check out your gallery...:wave:
Allerlei's avatar
Thank you! For me it was first time I've seen such bird and I fell in love with it immediately :D amaging creature :aww:
woxys's avatar
krásná fotka, vysoká kvalita a fakt zajímavá :D toho ptáka jsem ještě nikdy naživo neviděla :D
Allerlei's avatar
Já jen jednou, právě v Kolíně :D jsou nádherní, nemohla jsem se od nich odtrhnout :D
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