Tag: Gulls and terns

Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Sterna caspia | [UK] Caspian Tern | [FR] terne caspienne | [DE] Raub-Seeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotin de Pico Rojo | [NL] Reuzenstern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Thalasseus caspia Hydroprogne caspia Worldwide widespread except SA Physical charateristics The largest of the […]

Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Sterna dougallii | [UK] Roseate Tern | [FR] Sterne de Dougall | [DE] Rosen-Seeschwalbe | [ES] Charran rosado | [NL] Dougalls Stern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Sterna dougallii Worldwide widespread coasts Sterna dougallii arideensis Seychelles to Madagascar and Rodrigues I. […]

Black-headed Gull (Larus ridibundus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Larus ridibundus | [UK] Black-headed Gull | [FR] Mouette rieuse | [DE] Lachmowe | [ES] Gaviota Reidora | [NL] Kokmeeuw Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Frontal hood dark chocolate brown to dusky blackish, with blackish border. White eye crescents, neck white, underparts white. Back, upperwing coverts, secondaries and […]