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#1 DaveJ922

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:37 PM

Taken 1-29-13 at Huntington Beach State Park
Murrells Inlet, S.C.

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#2 TheBillyPilgrim

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:44 PM

Forster's Tern, I believe.

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:38 PM

:lol: :lol: :lol:

#4 IvoryBillHope

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 07:55 PM

Agree with Forster's Tern

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#5 Cavan Wood

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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:25 PM

I'll take a tern. Forster's ageed.
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Posted 30 January 2013 - 10:26 PM

It's not my tern! :P

Though i can see it now......"Deitsch's Tern"!

Cowboy Bean is coming this way!

He's sharp as needle and bright as a dollar,

Wear No. 3 shoe and a 16 collar.

He's full of vim and he's full of vigor,

fast on the draw, and quick on the trigger.

So all you bandits and thieves take warning

Or you'll be in a hospital bed by morning!

And the doc'll give you kind of a shake,

And he'll hear the rattle that the bullets make,

And he'll shake his head and he'll say "oh my"

I can't cure this and I ain't gunna try!

Yipp-I-day!

For Two-Gun-Freddy has plugged this guy!

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:00 AM

May the Forster be with you !

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:34 AM

Oh, I see what this thread has terned into...

(agree with Forster's)

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:50 AM

May the Forster be with you !

May the Forster be with you !


I see the tern is strong with this one..

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--  DONE! My goal for the next week (through the 15th) is to get my count up somewhere around 160. That shouldn't be too hard I don't think as I am missing a number of pretty easy species because I've been concentrating on local rarities. I am, however, taking a trip to the grasslands on Sunday hoping to get a new raptor or two and Mountain Bluebird.
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