WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna paradisaea Pontoppidan, 1763

137165  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137165)

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Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 33-41 cm. Plumage: tail, rump, back...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 33-41 cm. Plumage: tail, rump, back and wings pale grey, wingtips darker grey; hind neck white; forehean white, forecrown speckled white; below white; breeding bird has pearl grey below, cheeks white; deeply forked tail extends slightly beyond wing. Immature browner on back. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill red in breeding and black in non-breeding birds; feet and legs red in breeding and black in non-breeding. Habitat: open ocean and seashores. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania; range extends from the...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania; range extends from the Arctic to the Bay of Fundy region [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Old name: Sterna macrura Naumann, 1819  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Old name: Sterna macrura Naumann, 1819 [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Sterna paradisaea. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137165 on 2017-12-16

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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 Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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 Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T. and V.M. Peterson. 2002. A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. Fifth Edition. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p.  [details]   

additional source Linkletter, L. E. (1977). A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68: p. [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 Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

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 (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Category Visitor [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 33-41 cm. Plumage: tail, rump, back and wings pale grey, wingtips darker grey; hind neck white; forehean white, forecrown speckled white; below white; breeding bird has pearl grey below, cheeks white; deeply forked tail extends slightly beyond wing. Immature browner on back. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill red in breeding and black in non-breeding birds; feet and legs red in breeding and black in non-breeding. Habitat: open ocean and seashores. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions Length: 15 1/2" (39 cm); Wingspan: 31" (79 cm) [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution North America; Oceania; range extends from the Arctic to the Bay of Fundy region [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIUCN Red List Category Least Concern [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNomenclature Old name: Sterna macrura Naumann, 1819 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Breeds in the Arctic and Subarctic of North America and Eurasia. In America, it Breeds from Greenland to Alaska, and on the Atlantic Coast locally south to New England. Winters in the southern hemisphere on the waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans as they approach the antarctic continent [details]
 

LanguageName 
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПолярна рибарка  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavterne  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornoordse stern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArtic ternUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArctic tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne arctiqueUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne à longue queue  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKüstenseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית הקוטב *Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית הקוטב  [details]
Icelandic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkrîa  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterna codalunga  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpoliarinė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΧιονογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrødnebbterne  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrødnebbterne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorraudnebbterne  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa popielata  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorполярная крачка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeabhróg Artach  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpolarna čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán ártico  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsilvertärna  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkuzey sumrusu  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorПолярний крячокUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок полярний  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-wennol y Gogledd  [details]