WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831

137158 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137158)
accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 35-41 cm. Plumage: above pale grey...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 35-41 cm. Plumage: above pale grey with white collar on hind neck and black crown and crest (non-breeding bird with white forecrown and white streaking on hind crown; crest remains black); below white. Immature with brown mottling on upper wing and back. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill orange-yellow to orange; feet and legs black with yellow soles. Habitat: creeks, estuaries and offshore waters, extends somewhat inland in places. Resident breeder in Red Sea and Somalia, visitor rest of east coast. <389><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Sterna bengalensis Lesson, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137158 on 2017-11-24

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-08-26 07:03:08Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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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]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalasseus bengalensis (Lesson, 1831)) 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] 

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

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 35-41 cm. Plumage: above pale grey with white collar on hind neck and black crown and crest (non-breeding bird with white forecrown and white streaking on hind crown; crest remains black); below white. Immature with brown mottling on upper wing and back. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill orange-yellow to orange; feet and legs black with yellow soles. Habitat: creeks, estuaries and offshore waters, extends somewhat inland in places. Resident breeder in Red Sea and Somalia, visitor rest of east coast. <389><391><393> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBengaalse Stern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser crested tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne voyageuse  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRüppellseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית כתומת-מקור  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorベンガルアジサシ  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbengalinė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΠορτοκαλόραμφο γλαρόνι  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa bengalska  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorкрачка хохлатая малая  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbengalska čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán bengalí  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortepeli sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок бенгальський  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-wennol gribog leiaf  [details]