Gull-billed Tern / Pagaza piconegra
Maximum size: 38 cm
They live in wetlands, rivers, meadows, lagoons, dams, marshlands,
salt-water lakes and islands. They live both in coastal areas or inland
areas, in salty waters or fresh-water surroundings.
They feed on crustaceans, fish, amphibians and insects.
They can also prey on chicks from other species.
They can be seen from April to September in the banks of marshes, on
shores and in paddy lands.
They are included in the Red List of the Vertebrates of Andalusia and
their conservation status is ‘Vulnerable of Extinction’, the same as in
the National Red List.