Gull-billed Tern

photo by Glen Fergus

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Laridae

Subfamily

Gelochelidon

Species

nilotica

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with light grey and white plumage
* Black cap and pretty strong black bill
* Size: 33-42 cm, wingspan: 76-91 cm

Habitat

Coastal areas and wetlands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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