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. Vroeg, A. (ed.). Beredeneerde catalogus van eene, by uitstek fraaye en weergaalooze verzameling, zoo van inlandsche als uitheemsche vogelen, viervoetige en gekorvene dieren. 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://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137157 on 2018-09-23
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original description Pallas, P. S. (1764). Avium variarum præcedenti Elencho infertarum, led quae in Syftemate Naturae lllustr. Linnæi nondum extant. Vroeg, A. (ed.). Beredeneerde catalogus van eene, by uitstek fraaye en weergaalooze verzameling, zoo van inlandsche als uitheemsche vogelen, viervoetige en gekorvene dieren. 7 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/254531#page/77/mode/1up
page(s): 6 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 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]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 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. China Science Press. 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]   

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