White Tern

Other Names: Fairy Tern, Angel Tern,White Noddy

Distribution: Tropical islands worldwide.

Description:

Size: 25-30 cm in length with a 76-80 cm wingspan, weighing 92-139 g.

Plumage: Adults are all white, while juveniles may have a brownish-gray upperside. The legs are black with yellow webbing on the feet and the bill and eyes are black.

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White Tern

White Tern

Bill Shape
dagger
Regions
hawaii
Tail Shape
notched-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Habitat
coasts
Oceans
Color
white
Body Shape
gull
Size
medium
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species