Common Tern - Sterna hirundo

Length 1.0-1.3 ft (32.0-39.0 cm)
Wingspan 2.5-3.2 ft (77.0-98.0 cm)
Weight 3.9-5.0 oz (110.6-141.7 g)
Clutch Size 2-3
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA, EU, AF, AS, OC

The Common Tern has four subspecies. They breed across northern North America and much of Europe and Asia. They winter on the coasts of southern North America, South America, Africa, southern Asia and Australia.

Diet includes fish, mollusks, crustaceans and other invertebrates.

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