Juvenile Least Tern - Nickerson Beach, NY

July 30, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

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Juvenile Least Tern raising its wings as it prepares for a lift off after taking a bath in the tidal pool at the Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Long Island, New York:

Juvenile Least Tern getting ready for lift off - Nickerson Beach, Lido Beach, Nassau County, Long Island, NY shorebird photographyLeast Tern juvenileJuvenile Least Tern bathing in a tidal pool at the Nickerson Beach, Long Island, New York

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A little bit different crop of the same image that I posted on Instagram recently: here 

I like the reflection of the bird's wings in the blue water. Which image do you like best? 

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