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    Bird Identification needed

    Shot these today at Cabrillo Beach south of Los Angles, I have never seen this type before.Bird Identification needed

    Bird Identification needed

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    Roger I only know 4 species of birds - Tree sit bird, sand sit bird, water sit bird and rock sit bird. IMHO this must be the rock sit tipe.

    Looks pretty much like some Gull species, is there anything like an Orange Billed/Crested Gull?

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    Roger, these are Caspian Turn.

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    Thanks Paul.

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    Roger, excellent picture. Could they be the juveniles?http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Caspian_Tern/id

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    I would say adult...non breeding plumage.

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    these are great

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    Re: Bird Identification needed

    Glad we have people like Paul on this forum.

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