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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787 
AphiaID: 137166

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 sandvicensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterna Linnaeus, 1758
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalasseus sandvicensis (Latham, 1787)
Sources  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]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
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]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPolish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [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]
Mediterranean Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMediterranean Sea [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 editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [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]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [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 editorAtlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMarine Life Information Network - UK 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (189 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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 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]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sterna sandvicensis
Sterna sandvicensis
Grote stern
Grote stern
Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis)
Sandwich Tern (Sterna ...
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137166
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 sandvicensis Latham, 1787. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137166 on 2014-12-29
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