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Birds - Black Tern
Class:Aves Order:Charadriiformes Family:Sternidae Genus:Chlidonias


Black Tern, Chlidonias niger. Terns are seabirds found near rivers and wetlands. The black tern is obviously mostly dark in color, but with a white face and a lightness on their wings. The don't dive for fish, but instead eat insects and waterlife near the surface of the water. Nick Varvel photographed this Black Tern at Hillsdale Reservoir.

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