Thalasseus bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Greater Crested Tern

The Greater Crested Tern is moderately common at Kwajalein, usually seen around the beaches and shores of outer islands or flying over water.

This one was on the rudder of the Prinz Eugen shipwreck.

This one was with a number of Black-naped Terns on the railing of an abandoned pier on Gellinam Island.

Created 26 January 2018

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