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Roseate Tern, Sterna dougallii dougalli, Sterne de Dougall
Roseate Tern, Sterna dougallii dougalli, Sterne de Dougall
Laser-cut acrylic and archival pigment on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag, also available as a print
17 3/4 x 26 in or 45,2 x 66 cm
2020

Endangered New York State, USA, Quebec and Canada:

Roseate Tern is a graceful bird whose population is estimated to have fallen by 75% since the 1930s. Recent survey data indicates that 87% of the birds in New York nest in only one colony at Great Gull Island.
Source: www.dec.ny.gov/animals/7084.html