A slender, long-tailed, long-winged seabird with a long, pointed bill and short legs. When perched, the long tail streamers extend past the end of the wings.
Larger than a Black Tern, smaller than a Bonaparte’s Gull.between robin and crow
- Both Sexes
- Length: 13.0-14.2 in (33-36 cm)
- Weight: 4.6-6.7 oz (130-190 g)
- Wingspan: 30.7-31.5 in (78-80 cm)