Last week, I posted about the Black Skimmers we saw in Cocoa Beach, Florida. In the same group of birds, I captured a picture of this one. At first I thought it must be the female skimmer since males have a tendency for brighter and showier plumage. But through research at allaboutbirds.org, I was able to identify this as a Royal Tern. These birds are only found along ocean beaches. They are close in size to a sea gull.
Royal Tern - Cocoa Beach, Florida
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