WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787

137166

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accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 36-46 cm. Plumage: rump white, other...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 36-46 cm. Plumage: rump white, other wise very pale grey above, with black crown and crest in breeding bird, white forehead and white speckling on forecrown in non-breeding bird; white hindneck collar; white below tinged pink in breeding dress. Immature forehead brownish, mottled upperparts and dark grey tail. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black with yellowish white tip (diagnostic); feet and legs black. Habitat: seashores and estuaries. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137166 on 2017-11-19

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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]   

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 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 Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBreeding Overproduction seem to occur commonly in Sandwich terns and the investment in a surplus egg serves mainly as an insurance mechanism. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 36-46 cm. Plumage: rump white, other wise very pale grey above, with black crown and crest in breeding bird, white forehead and white speckling on forecrown in non-breeding bird; white hindneck collar; white below tinged pink in breeding dress. Immature forehead brownish, mottled upperparts and dark grey tail. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black with yellowish white tip (diagnostic); feet and legs black. Habitat: seashores and estuaries. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMaritrema echinocirratum Leonov, 1958 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterni dimërakUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordallëndyshja e detit këmbëshkurtër  [details]
Bulgarian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorГривеста рибарка  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsplitterne  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote stern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSandwich tern [from synonym]Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandwich tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsterne caugek  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrandseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorשחפית שחורת-מקור  [details]
Italian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeccapesci  [details]
Lithuanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormargasnapė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΧειμωνογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsplitterne  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsplitterne [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsplitterne [from synonym]  [details]
Polish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrybitwa czubata  [details]
Russian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorпестроносая крачка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgeabhróg scothdhubh  [details]
Slovenian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkričava čigra  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcharrán patinegro  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkentsk tärna  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkara gagalı sumruUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorkara gagali sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorСтрокатоносий крячокUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorКрячок рябодзьобий  [details]
Welsh Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormôr-wennol bigddu  [details]