Greater crested tern

photo by JJ Harrison

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Laridae

Subfamily

Thalasseus

Species

bergii

Appearance

* Pretty large bird with grey upperparts and white underparts
* Black crown and crest and a pretty large greenish-yellow bill
* Size: about 46 cm

Habitat

Open sea and coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Asia
Oceania

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