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Fairy Terns (Sterna nereis) listed as rare under the
Tasmanian Threatened Species Protection Act 1995
Bruny Island, Tasmania, Australia

Nikon D300 | Sigma 120-400OS @ 400mm
1/500s f/20 ISO800 | Raw
Featured in GEMS (1 January 2011)
Featured in Wild Nature Photography & Writing (8 January 2011)
Featured in 100 – 499 Views (5 April 2011)
Featured in Cee’s Fun Nikon Group (7 August 2011)
Featured in The Best of Anything & Everything (7 September 2011)
Featured in The Beauty of Nature (23 October 2011)
Featured in Amateur Photographers’ Association (20 November 2011)
Featured in This, That, and the Other Thing (24 May 2013)
Featured in The Wonder of Wings (1 October 2014)

see also
Mating Pair 1

I photograph landscapes and people and mostly anything … just as long as it is in front of the lens and looks good
My images are from Australia, New Zealand and Asia
My photography also appears on werner.padarin.photography

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  • MaryinMaine
    MaryinMaineabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous capture! Congratulations on your feature!

  • thankyou Mary, glad you like it – a companion shot Mating Pair 1 was featured ;-)

    – Werner Padarin

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, STUNNING work and well deserved

  • thankyou Andrea – appreciate your support

    – Werner Padarin

  • Robert Abraham
    Robert Abrahamabout 4 years ago

  • thankyou very much Robert – that’s greatly appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

  • Robert Abraham
    Robert Abrahamabout 4 years ago

    Congratulations on a well deserved feature.
    Don’t forget to enter this image in the current “Featured Work Challenge”

  • thankyou Robert – ceratinly will enter the challenge

    – Werner Padarin

  • katpartridge
    katpartridgeabout 4 years ago


  • glad you like it, thanks Kat

    – Werner Padarin

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 4 years ago

    Brilliant capture!

    17 January 2011 … one image a day

  • thankyou Trish – glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • Lilian Marshall
    Lilian Marshallabout 4 years ago
    Fantastic capture . Certainly in the right place at the right time.
  • thanks Lilian – I guess a lot of photography is about that (and having one’s camera at the time) ;-))

    – Werner Padarin

  • Jenny Dean
    Jenny Deanabout 4 years ago

    great shot Werner!

  • thankyou Jenny, glad you like it

    – Werner Padarin

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 4 years ago

    Congratulations from the hosts of 100 – 499 VIEWS (2 PER DAY)

    Great capture of the moment !

  • glad you like it, Trish & thankyou for the feature, greatly appreciated

    – Werner Padarin

  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusteralmost 4 years ago

    Beautiful and timely shot! Dee

  • thankyou Diane

    – Werner Padarin

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