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Thalasseus elegans
Thalasseus elegans
Elegant Tern
Photographer: Glenn and Martha Vargas
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0091 3182 0754 0010 (2002-02-19)

Copyright © 2002 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 1959
  • latitude 28.83670   longitude -112.99913   max error distance 87 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks
  • location   Baja California, Isla Raza (Isla Raza, Mexico)
  • family Sternidae
  • notes   bird egg story, sky full of terns
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 67508
  • photo category: Animal - Bird

  • common names   Elegant Tern
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Mar 4, 2014

    Action: changed name from "Sterna sp." to "Thalasseus elegans "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Tentative i.d."

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