Royal Tern - Thalasseus maximus

Length 1.5-1.7 ft (45.0-51.0 cm)
Wingspan 3.3-4.4 ft (100.0-135.0 cm)
Weight 11.3-17.6 oz (320-500 g)
Clutch Size 1
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA, EU, AF

The Royal Tern is found in North America and South America along the southern Pacific and Atlantic coasts. They are also found on the coast of West Africa and Europe. They are a large tern like the Caspian Tern, but their bill is less bulky. They have a short, forked tail.

Diet includes fish and shrimp.

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