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A Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) is seen turning its speckled egg to keep it evenly warm. The nest is nothing more than a dent in the rock and sand on the upper beach. This species has been protected by the Endangered Species Act and is making a recovery.
- DSC_7686_Least Tern Turning Egg.JPG
- Janet MacCausland
- Image Size
- 7360x4912 / 3.9MB
- Contained in galleries
- Birds: Waterbirds: flamingos, grebes, gulls, tropicbirds, penguins, shorebirds_Aequorlitornithes