Utah Bird Profile
Caspian Tern -  Sterna caspia

Name Roots: (ML. sterna, from OE. stern, starn, or tern, "tern" - ML. caspia, "Caspian Sea")

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is a piscivore: water plunger piscivore: coastal plunger.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in playa and water habitats.
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