Aleutian Tern(Onychoprion aleuticus, formerly Sterna aleutica)

Other Names:(Onychoprion aleuticus or Sterna aleutica

Distribution: Aleutian Islands and coastal areas of Kamchatka.

Description:

Size: 30-32 cm in length with a 73-75 cm wingspan.

Plumage: It has a black cap with a white forehead, dark gray mantle and underparts and a mostly pale underwing with a dark bar through the middle. It has a white rump and long forked tail, black legs, black eyes, and a black bill.

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Aleutian Tern(Onychoprion aleuticus, formerly Sterna aleutica)