mille-lacs-nwr-common-tern-chick-and-eggs

Close up view of three common tern eggs and a nestling. The eggs are slightly oblong, tan and have irregular dark brown dots. One eggs has a hole in it that the soon to be nestling has pecked and a recently emerged nestling is laying over the other two eggs.

mille-lacs-nwr-common-tern-chick-and-eggs

Common tern nestling and eggs as observed during a survey.
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Alaina Larkin/USFWS
Ecosystem
Lake
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Public Domain
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Nestlings