Sandwich Tern

photo by Peter Wallack

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Laridae

Subfamily

Sterna

Species

sandvicensis

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with grey upperparts and white underparts
* Black bill with yellow tip and a black cap with crest
* Size: 37-43 cm, wingspan: 85-97 cm

Habitat

Open water and coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe

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