White, gray, black. Tail wedge shape.
Adult: Head, neck, lower white. Wings, back and tail are gray. Black primary feathers.
Teens: The white color is replaced with a pale brown color. The gray color dark brown color change.
Iris brown, sera beak and gray, naked legs and feet gray brown. Perched on the waters edge of the tree or the reef. Hover fly and glide with wings raised V-shaped Flying with wings flapping slowly. Catching fish in the sea surface with a sharp dive, your body barely wet.
Food: fish, sea snakes. Nest of branches and twigs covered leaves on tall trees, are used every year.
The eggs are white, the number 2 grains.
Breeding months of April, May, June.
Habitat The beach, the lake, the river near the beach
Deployment India, Southeast Asia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Australia.
Sumatra, Borneo, Java, Bali, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara, Maluku, Papua.
Local Deployment Recorded once crossed the plantation area Medini, Boja.
Status Guest. CITES II.
Very small amount and frequency is very rare.
Rating encounter: (5) very difficult.