English Name: Caspian Tern
Scientific Name: Sterna caspia
Family: Laridae (Gulls & Terns)
Location: Raysut, Arabian Sea
Date: November 2007
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: Hydroprogne caspia