|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Coastal Birds (Charadriiformes)|
|Family:||Gull (Laridae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)|
Thank you Geoffrey Cox for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Coastal Areas and possibly elsewhere
We originally thought this was a Whiskered Tern (Chlidonias hybrida) but Geoffrey indicated they have a much smaller beak and that this species had a matching sized beak, as well as other diagnostics.