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Caspian Tern

Hydroprogne caspia ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES FAMILY: LARIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

As large as a big gull, the Caspian Tern is the largest tern in the world. Its large coral red bill makes it one of the most easily identified terns throughout its worldwide range.

Calls

Call a raspy "kowk." Juvenile begging call a high pitched whistling; heard frequently during migration and in winter.

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