Tern, White-winged Black
Size : 22-24cm
Habitat : Found mostly in coastal or subcoastal wetlands, including tidal estuaries, lagoons, grassy swamps, and sewerage ponds.
Feeds on insects, spiders and fish.
Does not breed in Australai but many birds acquire their brreding plumage before departing for Eurasia.
My Tern – A pocket guide to the terns of Australia, Birdlife Australia
|Classifications:||Bird, water and shoreline|
|Family:||Laridae (Gulls, Terns & Skimmers)|
|Information sources:||Photo taken at Shellgrit Creek by Marlis Schoeb|