Saturday, June 30, 2012

California Least Tern Eggs

California Least Tern Eggs, Sterna antillarum browni, hatch at 3 weeks.  The eggs are laid in a small depression, in this case, in the sand, and blend in perfectly.  Fledglings can fly at 4 weeks.  Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. 

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