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Common Tern

Common Tern

79-98 Cm

Wingspan:

Sterna hirundo

Latin Name:

31-35 Cm

Length:

1-3

Number of eggs:

257-290 gram

Weight:

21-23 days

Hatch:

About 27 years

Lifespan:

25-26 days

Fledge:

Identification:

Silvery-grey and white birds.

Adult summer: Long head and neck, orange-red bill with black tip, white cheek. Broad wings, Primaries white with dark trailing edge, only inner primaries translucent, underparts pale grey. Red legs.

Adult Winter: White forehead, long black bill, white underparts, dark carpal bar, red legs.

Latin Name : Sterna hirundo 
Iranian Name : پرستوی دریائی معمولی 
Azeri Name : -Su qaranquşu (Çay süpürən) 
Russian Name : Речная крачка  
Turkmen Name : - Derýa çerigi (Речная крачка)  
Kazakh Name : Өзен қарқылдағы / Речная крачка 
 
 
 

                                      
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