Bridled tern

photo by Aviceda

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Laridae

Subfamily

Sterna

Species

anaethetus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with dark grey upperparts and white underparts
* White forehead, deeply forked tail and black bill and legs
* Size: about 30 cm

Habitat

Coast areas and open sea

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Oceania

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