Utah Bird Profile
Black Tern - Chlidonias niger

Name Roots: (Gr. chelidon, "a swallow" - L. niger, "black")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a floating or in a ground in a platform or scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: freshwater surface gleaner air hawker water plunger.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wetlands habitat.

by Paul Higgins

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