Common Terns have long, narrow, angular wings and pointed wingtips. Unlike gulls, this tern has a straight, slender bill. The tail is forked and the legs are short.
Larger than a Least Tern, smaller than a Caspian Tern.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 12.2-15.0 in (31-38 cm)
- Weight: 3.3-7.0 oz (93-200 g)
- Wingspan: 29.5-31.5 in (75-80 cm)