Postcard from Alaska – Arctic Terns

A small chunk of ice makes a perfect resting place for Arctic Terns. Somehow these beautiful birds fit both their name and the place. Looking as if they are made of ice themselves, grey with white and black markings, these birds just fit the environment.

Artic Terns
A group of Arctic Terns (Sterna paradisaea) resting on a small iceberg in Glacier Bay, Alaska

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

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