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Caspian tern – Hydroprogne caspia

Sterna caspia (Caspian tern) © Queensland Government

Common name

Caspian tern

Scientific name

Hydroprogne caspia

Kingdom

animals

Class

Aves (birds)

Family

Laridae (gulls and terns)

NCA status

-

EPBC status

-

Wetland indicator

Endemicity

Not endemic to Australia - naturally occurs in Queensland, interstate and overseas

Further resources


This page should be cited as:

Caspian tern – Hydroprogne caspia, WetlandInfo, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, viewed 25 July 2016, <http://wetlandinfo.ehp.qld.gov.au/wetlands/ecology/components/species/?hydroprogne-caspia>.

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