Sooty Tern

photo by Duncan Wright

Scientific classification

Order

Charadriiformes

Family

Laridae

Subfamily

Onychoprion

Species

fuscatus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with dark upperparts and white underparts
* Black bill and black legs and a black cap
* Size: 33-36 cm, wingspan: 82-94 cm

Habitat

Open sea and coastal areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Oceania

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