WoRMS name details

Sterna albifrons Pallas, 1764

137157  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137157)

 unaccepted (synonym)
Species
marine
Pallas, P. S. (1764). Avium variarum præcedenti Elencho infertarum, led quae in Syftemate Naturae lllustr. Linnæi nondum extant. <em>Vroeg, A. (ed.). Beredeneerde catalogus van eene, by uitstek fraaye en weergaalooze verzameling, zoo van inlandsche als uitheemsche vogelen, viervoetige en gekorvene dieren.</em> 7 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/254531#page/77/mode/1up
page(s): 6 [details]   
Description Length: 20-28 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; whole crown black with white forehead (white extends over whole of...  
Description Length: 20-28 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; whole crown black with white forehead (white extends over whole of forecrown and white speckles on hindcrown in non-breeding plumage); rump and tail white; outer two primaries and associated coverts black; narrow white leading and trailing edges to wings. Immature with forecrown whitish buff, hindcrown black speckled buff; back browner, tail and rump grey, flight feathers dark grey, darker on primaries. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill yellow with a black tip in breeding and black in non-breeding dress; feet and legs orange to brown. Habitat: estuaries, coastal lagoons and various inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Sterna albifrons Pallas, 1764. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137157 on 2018-12-14
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original description Pallas, P. S. (1764). Avium variarum præcedenti Elencho infertarum, led quae in Syftemate Naturae lllustr. Linnæi nondum extant. <em>Vroeg, A. (ed.). Beredeneerde catalogus van eene, by uitstek fraaye en weergaalooze verzameling, zoo van inlandsche als uitheemsche vogelen, viervoetige en gekorvene dieren.</em> 7 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/254531#page/77/mode/1up
page(s): 6 [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Cattrijsse, A.; Vincx, M. (2001). Biodiversity of the benthos and the avifauna of the Belgian coastal waters: summary of data collected between 1970 and 1998. Sustainable Management of the North Sea. Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs: Brussel, Belgium. 48 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 20-28 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey; whole crown black with white forehead (white extends over whole of forecrown and white speckles on hindcrown in non-breeding plumage); rump and tail white; outer two primaries and associated coverts black; narrow white leading and trailing edges to wings. Immature with forecrown whitish buff, hindcrown black speckled buff; back browner, tail and rump grey, flight feathers dark grey, darker on primaries. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill yellow with a black tip in breeding and black in non-breeding dress; feet and legs orange to brown. Habitat: estuaries, coastal lagoons and various inland waters. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Remark Forms a superspecies with S. saundersi [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian dallëndyshja e vogël e detitdallëndyshja e detit ballbardhë  [details]
Bulgarian Белочела рибарка  [details]
Dutch dwergstern  [details]
English little ternleast tern  [details]
French sterne naine  [details]
German Zwergseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew שחפית גמדית  [details]
Italian fraticello  [details]
Japanese コアジサシ  [details]
Lithuanian mažoji žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ευρωπαϊκό Νανογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian dvergterne  [details]
Polish rybitwa białoczelna  [details]
Romanian chiră mică  [details]
Russian Ма́лая кра́чкамалая крачка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic geabhróg bheag  [details]
Slovenian mala čigra  [details]
Spanish charrancito comúncharrancito  [details]
Turkish küçük sumrukucuk sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Малий крячокКрячок малий  [details]