Sandwich Tern

  Sandwich Tern,Fuerteventura Nature

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The Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) can be seen in Fuerteventura, it's a medium-large grey and white tern with a yellow-tipped black bill and a shaggy black crest. Sandwich Tern reach up to 43 centimetres in length with a wingspan up to 97 centimetres.

The Sandwich tern feeds by plunge diving for fish, the offering of fish by the male to the female is part of their courtship display.


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