Sterna caspia

Sterna caspia (Caspian turn)

(c) Juhani Kyyro. 2015

Family: Sternidae, Species: Sterna caspia

Common Name: Caspian Tern

Description: Winter breeders, they normally nest on low lying islands. They are the biggest tern to frequent Bahraini waters and are easily identified by their large size and distinctive bright bill.

Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006); Birds of Dilmun (2014)