Did you know that Forster’s terns were stuffed and put on hats in the 1800s?
Forster's terns are gray birds with orange legs, white chests, white bellies, white throats black caps and black tips of their beaks.
Least Concern - Population Increasing
Lakes, marshes, and rivers
Forster's tern build nests on the ground out of bulrush, cattails, and sedge in vegetation.
Fish and insects
Forster's gulls forage in water.
Forster’s terns are often confused with common terns because both are gray birds with black caps.
Forster’s terns have thicker beaks and white chests. Common terns have gray chests.
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