Sunday, 1 September 2013

Azores Nature Pelagic 2013 Day One




Spent today on Terceira before we start our first pelagic tomorrow. Here's a few shots of terns in Praia da Vitoria harbour. Can you the identify the species?
Quite  a few birds around including summer plumaged Spotted Sand, four Semi-palmated Sandpiper, 1 Semi-palmated Plover, 1 juvenile Pectoral Sandpiper, 1 Garganey and good numbers of commoner waders in the quarry.

2 comments:

Lee Dingain said...

Juv, moulting into 1st winter, Roseate Tern

Peter Alfrey said...

Top two yes, bottom one Common