Common Name: Gull-billed Tern
Scientific Name: Gelochelidon nilotica
Description: 13-15 inches; chunky gull like tern; bill black, short and thick; crown whitish with greyish fleck and spot behind the eyes; wings long, broad, very long outer primaries; upperparts light grey; underparts white; legs black.Breeding: crown and nape black.
Habitat: lakes, marshes and coasts.
· Helm Field Guides- Birds of the West Indies by H. Raffaele, J. Wiley, O. Garrido, A.Keith, J. Raffaele