Metallic Tern


Goolwa Barrage is a great place to find lots of different sorts of seabirds. On this day the sky was grey and it made a perfect background for this Crested Tern (Thalasseus sp.), one of my favourites from a day when terns filled the sky like darts in search of fish.
Goolwa Barrage, South Australia
Nikon D3000, Nikon 55–300mm AF-S VR zoom lens at 300mm, 1/2000, f5.6, ISO 400, handheld

by James Cornwell, South Australia, age 12