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Arctic Tern -  Sterna paradisea  -  Adult  -   Male
Scan ID:  60801
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FEATHER SCAN DATA

Specimen Number: BRD 2961 Feather 1: (R6) 19.6 cm Feather 1: (R6) 18.7 cm
Common Name: Arctic Tern Feather 2: (R5) 13.6 cm Feather 2: (R5) 12.3 cm
Latin Name: Sterna paradisea Feather 3: (R4) 11.0 cm Feather 3: (R4) 9.7 cm
Order: Charadriiformes Feather 4: (R3) 9.3 cm Feather 4: (R3) 8.1 cm
Family: Laridae Feather 5: (R2) 8.5 cm Feather 5: (R2) 7.3 cm
Feather Type: Rectrices Feather 6: (R1) 8.3 cm Feather 6: (R1) 7.3 cm
Sex: Male Feather 7: N/A Feather 7: N/A
Age: Adult Feather 8: N/A Feather 8: N/A
County: Unknown Feather 9: N/A Feather 9: N/A
State: Alaska Feather 10: N/A Feather 10: N/A
Country: USA Feather 11: N/A Feather 11: N/A
Institution: National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Lab Feather 12: N/A Feather 12: N/A
 

ADDITIONAL IMAGES OF Arctic Tern

 Arctic Tern   Sterna paradisea   Rectrices   Male   Adult
 Arctic Tern   Sterna paradisea   Rectrices   Male   Adult
 Arctic Tern   Sterna paradisea   Primaries   Male   Adult
 Arctic Tern   Sterna paradisea   Primaries   Male   Adult
 Arctic Tern   Sterna paradisea   Secondaries   Male   Adult