December 08, 2016

Hey, I've got a fish!

It seems Caspian terns have to show off when they catch a fish.
This one was flying in the channel at Erieau, Ontario.
Hydroprogne caspia
The oldest recorded wild Caspian Tern was at least 29 years, 7 months old when it was found in Louisiana in 1989. It had been banded in Michigan in 1959. The average life span of Great Lakes Caspian Terns is estimated to be 12 years.

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