S W I F T   T E R N

Thalasseus bergii bergii

aka Greater Crested Tern

 
 
     
     
Moulting adult    
Date: 17 April 2011    
Location: Milnerton Lagoon, South Africa    
© Margaret Hardaker    
     
1st summer individual   Adult - breeding (summer) plumage
Date: 05 March 2011   Date: 05 March 2011
Location: Milnerton Lagoon, South Africa   Location: Milnerton Lagoon, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
2nd winter individual   1st winter individual
Date: 09 August 2009   Date: 09 August 2009
Location: Cape Columbine Nature Reserve, South Africa   Location: Cape Columbine Nature Reserve, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
1st winter individual   1st winter individual
Date: 09 August 2009   Date: 09 August 2009
Location: Cape Columbine Nature Reserve, South Africa   Location: Cape Columbine Nature Reserve, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
Adult - breeding (summer) plumage   Adult - breeding (summer) plumage
Date: 17 December 2006   Date: 17 December 2006
Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa   Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
Adults - breeding (summer) plumage   Adults - breeding (summer) plumage
Date: 17 December 2006   Date: 17 December 2006
Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa   Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
Adults - breeding (summer) plumage   Adult - breeding (summer) plumage
Date: 17 December 2006   Date: 17 December 2006
Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa   Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
Adult - breeding (summer) plumage   Adult - breeding (summer) plumage
Date: 17 December 2006   Date: 22 January 2006
Location: Agulhas National Park, South Africa   Location: Lambert's Bay, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
Juvenile   Juvenile
Date: 19 November 2006   Date: 19 November 2006
Location: Witsand, South Africa   Location: Witsand, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker
 
     
Adult - breeding (summer) plumage   Juvenile moulting into 1st winter plumage
Date: 21 January 2006   Date: 21 January 2006
Location: Strandfontein Sewage Works, South Africa   Location: Strandfontein Sewage Works, South Africa
© Trevor Hardaker   © Trevor Hardaker