A Caspian Tern comes in for a landing on a sunny ocean shoreline.
Caspian Terns are the largest of all Terns with a distinct long red bill. They can be found on all continents, except for the Antarctica. They hang out around shallow waters ( typically 5 m in depth), along coast and shorelines, inland lakes, lagoons, rivers, sloughs and estuaries.
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Taken on Sun, June 24/12 at 4:30pm on south east Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
Camera, Canon 7D
Lens, Canon EF 100-400 L IS USM lens.
Tripod, Manfrotto, including 498RC2 ballhead.
Taken at 1/3200’s, + 1/3 ev, f/8, 400 mm, man white bal, iso 800.
Slight crop on left side.