ELEGANT TERN

The name ‘Tern’ is from Old Norwegian ‘taerne’ for this species.

Elegant Tern - Moss Landing, CA - Sept. 24, 2016 - photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern – Moss Landing, CA – Sept. 24, 2016 – photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern in flight - Moss Landing, CA - Sept. 24, 2016 - photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern in flight – Moss Landing, CA – Sept. 24, 2016 – photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern flying - CA - Sept. 24, 2016 - photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern flying – CA – Sept. 24, 2016 – photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern in flight - Moss Landing, CA -Sept.24, 2016 - photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern in flight – Moss Landing, CA -Sept.24, 2016 – photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern flying - Moss Landing, CA - 24 sept. 2016 - photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern flying – Moss Landing, CA – 24 sept. 2016 – photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern in flight near Moss Landing, CA - 24 sept. 2016 - photo by Roberta Palmer
Elegant Tern in flight near Moss Landing, CA – 24 sept. 2016 – photo by Roberta Palmer