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#1 johnd

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:06 AM

All taken on Galveston island.

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A sort of good in flight shot. Im thinking some kind of kingfisher since it was diving for fishes

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#2 spookyjimjams

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:18 AM

1. Common Loon
2. Ruddy Turnstone
3. Sandwich Tern (yellow tipped bill)

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#3 johnd

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:29 AM

Thank you.

#4 Liam

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:30 AM

1. Common Loon
2. Ruddy Turnstone
3. Sandwich Tern (yellow tipped bill)


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#5 JimBob

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:31 PM

Is the loon a juvie?

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#6 spookyjimjams

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 01:42 PM

I was thinking that he is maybe molting into his first year adult plummage.

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#7 JimBob

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Posted 21 May 2012 - 02:17 PM

Thanks! :D

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