Diving Forster’s Tern


photograph of a diving Forster's Tern about to hit the water

During a recent trip to the Florida Gulf Coast I was watching several Forster’s Terns as they hunted above the gulf.  When they spotted a potential catch, they would hover for a second before diving, nearly straight down, into the water.  I took lots of photos of them flying and hovering before I was able to capture this one just before it splashed into the water.

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