Royal Terns dancing on the beach

Royal Terns dancing on the beach at Trestles   The royal tern (Thalasseus maximus) is a tern in the family Laridae. The genus name is from Ancient Greek Thalasseus, "fisherman", from thalassa, "sea". The specific maximus is Latin for '"greatest". This bird…

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Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley Yosemite Valley is a glacial valley in Yosemite National Park in the western Sierra Nevada mountains of Central California. Area: 5.937 mi² Width: 5,280′ 0″ Floor elevation: 4,000 feet (1,200 m) Long-axis…

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