New York Natural Heritage Program
Caspian Tern
Hydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770)
Birds
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Craniata

           Class: Birds (Aves)

                Order: Gulls, Plovers, and Shorebirds (Charadriiformes)

                     Family: Terns, Gulls and Relatives (Laridae)


Synonyms [-]
  • Sterna caspia Pallas, 1770