Roseate Tern - Sterna dougallii

Length 1.1-1.4 ft (33.0-43.0 cm)
Wingspan 2.4-2.6 ft (72.0-80.0 cm)
Weight 3.2-4.4 oz (90-125 g)
Clutch Size 2
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA, EU, AF, AS, OC

The Roseate Tern breeds on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America and winters south to the Caribbean, Africa, and Australasia. The breed in colonies on coasts or islands. The nest is just a ground scrape.

Their diet of fish is obtained by diving or by stealing from other seabirds.

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