English Name: Common Gull-billed Tern
Scientific Name: Gelochelidon nilotica nilotica
Behaviour: In flight
Species Status: LEAST CONCERN
Taxonomic Notes: BirdLife is aware that phylogenetic analyses have been published which have proposed generic rearrangements which may affect this species, but prefers to wait until work by other taxonomists reveals how these changes affect the entire groups involved.
Alternative Scientific Name: Sterna nilotica nilotica