Adult Sandwich Tern

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Colouring Silver grey back black cap, white lower
Voice Loud, harsh and rythmic
Feeds on Fish
Flight Strong and direct
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Sandwich Tern
Adult Sandwich Tern
Page Last Updated 4/18/2018 3:59:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Declining
Order Charadriiformes
Family Sternidae
Species Sterna sandvicensis
Category Terns
StdName Sandwich Tern
Vital Statistics
Length 36 to 41 cms
Weight 210 to 260 gms
Wingspan 95 to 105 cms
Lifespan 1 to 10 years
Beak Length Medium
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USYUnited States


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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Sandwich Tern (Species=Sterna sandvicensis / Standard Name=Sandwich Tern)