Elegant Tern

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Regions
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
florida
massachusetts
mexico
minnesota
new mexico
oregon
pacific coast
texas
virginia
washington
Tail Shape
forked-tail
Wing Shape
pointed-wings
Action
perching
Behavior
forays
Markings
streaks
Sounds
clear
melodious
Location
high perching
north in summer
Habitat
coasts
Forests
Color
gray
green
white
Body Shape
headcrested
gull
Size
large
medium
small
Order
waders, shorebirds, seabirds - charadriiformes
gulls, terns, skimmers - bird family: Laridae, order: Charadriiformes
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Bird Species