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#1 Hopsing129

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:11 PM

Seen along L. Superior coast near Ashland WI. Thought just another Least Tern...already have one on my list but then noticed dark 'wedge' in primaries, greyer body, and black edge of primaries on bottom of wing. Going with Common Tern.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:15 PM

Agree with Common Tern. Least Tern on Lake Superior would be a wonderful find - they only reach Southern Illinois and the Missouri River as a breeding species in the Midwest.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 06:18 PM

I too agree with Common Tern based on gray belly and black primaries.

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Posted 19 July 2012 - 09:31 PM

Also the bill is way too orange for Least. Love that Lake Superior coastline!




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