White-winged black terns dive-bomb coot, video

This video is from Zuidlaardermeer lake in the Netherlands, on 25 May 2014.

Two white-winged black terns dive-bomb a coot which they consider comes too close to where they want to nest.

Whiskered terns have been nesting there for three years now. Will white-winged black terns, rare for the Netherlands, join them this year?

Yes, says this article.

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