Feeding Time - Common Terns, Ottawa, Ontario

Photographic Prints

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$8.80

Sizing Information

Small 11.6" x 8.0"
Medium 17.4" x 12.0"
Large 23.2" x 16.0"
X large 28.9" x 20.0"

Features

  • Superior quality silver halide prints
  • Archival quality Kodak Endura paper
  • Lustre: Professional photo paper with a fine grain pebble texture
  • Metallic: Glossy finish and metallic appearance to create images with exceptional visual interest and depth

Artist's Description

“The Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. This bird has a circumpolar distribution breeding in temperate and sub-Arctic regions of Europe, Asia and east and central North America. It is strongly migratory, wintering in coastal tropical and subtropical regions. It is sometimes known as the sea swallow.

This medium-sized tern is 34–37 cm long with a 70–80 cm wingspan. It is most readily confused within its range with the similar Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea), Roseate Tern (S. dougalli), Antarctic Tern (S. vittata) and South American Tern (S. hirundinacea).

Its thin, sharp bill is red with a dark tip. Its longish legs are also red. Its upperwings show a dark primary wedge, unlike the Arctic Tern, in which they are uniformly grey. Its long tail extends only to the wingtips on the standing bird, unlike Arctic and Roseate Terns, which extend past the wingtips. It is not as pale as the Roseate Tern and has longer wings" Wikipedia

Nikon D300
1/1250
F5.6
ISO 400
EV 0.00
Pattern Metering
No Flash
280 MM
Monopod
WB Sunny

Artwork Comments

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