WoRMS taxon details

Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787

137166  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137166)

accepted
Species
marine
Latham, J.; Dwight, J.; Latham, J.; Latham, J.; Latham, J.; Padley, C.; Philips, E.; Tucker, M. B. (1787). Supplement to the General synopsis of birds. 298 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33046575#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 266 [details]   
Description Length: 36-46 cm. Plumage: rump white, other wise very pale grey above, with black crown and crest in breeding bird, white...  
Description 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]
WoRMS (2018). Sterna sandvicensis Latham, 1787. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137166 on 2018-11-21
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original description Latham, J.; Dwight, J.; Latham, J.; Latham, J.; Latham, J.; Padley, C.; Philips, E.; Tucker, M. B. (1787). Supplement to the General synopsis of birds. 298 pp., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33046575#page/7/mode/1up
page(s): 266 [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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]. <em>Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France.</em> 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  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Breeding Overproduction seem to occur commonly in Sandwich terns and the investment in a surplus egg serves mainly as an insurance mechanism. [details]

Description 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]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian sterni dimërakdallëndyshja e detit këmbëshkurtër  [details]
Bulgarian Гривеста рибарка  [details]
Danish splitterne  [details]
Dutch grote stern  [details]
English Sandwich tern [from synonym]sandwich tern  [details]
French sterne caugek  [details]
German Brandseeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew שחפית שחורת-מקור  [details]
Italian beccapesci  [details]
Lithuanian margasnapė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Χειμωνογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian splitterne  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål splitterne [from synonym]  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk splitterne [from synonym]  [details]
Polish rybitwa czubata  [details]
Russian пестроносая крачка  [details]
Scottish Gaelic geabhróg scothdhubh  [details]
Slovenian kričava čigra  [details]
Spanish charrán patinegro  [details]
Swedish kentsk tärna  [details]
Turkish kara gagalı sumrukara gagali sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Строкатоносий крячокКрячок рябодзьобий  [details]
Welsh môr-wennol bigddu  [details]