Black-naped Tern

Sterna sumatrana sumatrana

Order

CHARADRIIFORMES

Family

Gulls, Terns, Skimmers (Laridae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

STESUM

ITIS

HEAD

Black-naped Tern Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: White with variable fine gray streaks.
  • Forehead Color: White
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-naped Tern Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 33 cm (13 in)
  • Weight: 99 g (3.5 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: White
  • Underparts: White
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Black-naped Tern Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with easy, graceful, shallow wingbeats.
  • Wingspan Range: 41-46 cm (16-18 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Black to dark gray.
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