A large shorebird with black head, black/brown wings and back, and a white underbelly. It has a large white stripe on its wings, a distinct large orange bill, and stout, dull pink legs.
A medium-sized tern with a grey back and a deeply forked tail. In the summer, the head has a black cap and the legs and bill are orange. In the winter, there is a black patch around the eye and the beak and legs are black. Immature has similar coloration to the winter adult.