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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna dougallii Montagu, 1813 
AphiaID: 137160

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCharadriiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSternidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna dougallii (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758
Sources  original description Montagu, George 1813. An account of some new and rare marine British shells and animals. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 11: 179-204. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosenterne  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDougalls stern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorroseate tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne de Dougall  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRosenseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית ורדרדת *Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית ורדרדת  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterna del Dougall  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrožinė žuvėdra  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosenterne  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosenterne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosenterne  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa różowa  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorрозовая крачка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeabhróg rósach  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrožnata čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán rosado  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrosentärna  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpembe sumruUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoribibikUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhüthütUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorçavuş kuşu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorРожевий крячокUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок рожевий  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-wennol wridog  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
France
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWimereux [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorthern Hemisphere [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (4 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (132 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (7 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 33-40 cm. Plumage: above tail very pale grey rump white, back and wings very pale grey, hindneck collar white; cap black; below entirely white tinged rosey in breeding plumage; tail with long outer tail feathers which extend beyond wing in resting bird; outer primaries and associated coverts dark grey. Immature mottled ashy brown above with dark band on upper wing coverts. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black, red base in breeding bird; feet and legs bright red. Habitat: sea coast and offshore islands. Resident. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 15 1/2" (39 cm); Wingspan: 29" (74 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Caribbean; North America; Nova Scotia and into the Gulf of Maine; colonies very local  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds on the Atlantic coast from the Magdalen Islands and Nova Scotia to northern South America; and on the eastern side of the Atlantic from the British Isles to South Africa; also in the Indian and South Pacific Oceans to Australia. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sterna dougallii
Sterna dougallii
Sterna dougallii
Sterna dougallii
Sterna dougallii
Sterna dougallii
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137160
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Sterna dougallii Montagu, 1813. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137160 on 2014-12-22
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