|B L||W W||W||Family||Latin Name|
|14" 35.5cm||34" 86.4cm||6 oz 170.1g||Laridae||Gelochelidon nilotica|
The Gull-billed Tern is a medium-sized tern, recognized by its thick black bill and black legs. This tern prefers warmer waters and is seen from the central regions of North America and southward into the tropical countries. It is a common seabird in the southern regions of California and has been seen as a vagrant in Cuba.