Forster's terns (Sterna forsteri) are medium-sized terns with black heads and orange bills with black tips. They breed in marshes, and on May 3, 2018, at the bay at Broad Channel American Park, a pair of terns was seen attempting to mate. They didn't succeed. The Filming the Feathers video documents their efforts.

  Forster's tern mating fail, May 3, 2018, Broad Channel American Park

Forster's tern mating fail, May 3, 2018, Broad Channel American Park

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  Forster's terns, Broad Channel American Park, Queens, May 3, 2018

Forster's terns, Broad Channel American Park, Queens, May 3, 2018