Sandwich Tern - Sterna sandvicensis

Length 1.2-1.4 ft (38.1-43.2 cm)
Wingspan 2.8-3.2 ft (83.8-96.5 cm)
Weight 4.6-11.0 oz (130-311 g)
Clutch Size 1-2
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:NA, SA, EU, AF, AS

The Sandwich Tern is found along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts in North and South America. THey are also found along the coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia. The black bill with the white tip is very distinctive.

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