Crested Tern
In Flight, underwing
Murray Mallee Region
Crested Tern
Resting, with Silver Gulls
Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Coastal Birds (Charadriiformes)
Family: Gull (Laridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Crested Tern (Thalasseus bergii)
This Photo:     In Flight
Other name: Great Crested Tern

Thank you Louis O'neill for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Coastal Areas and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2017-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Mar-2017
This species is classed as RA (Rare) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)