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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823 
AphiaID: 212606

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 bergii (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 bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Sources  basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote kuifstern  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorswift ternUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater crested ternUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat crested tern  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSterne huppée  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Eilseeschwalbe  [details]
Direct child
taxa (6)

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 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii cristatus Stephens, 1826
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii enigmus (Clancey, 1979)
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii gwendolenae Mathews, 1912
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii thalassinus Stresemann, 1914
Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii velox Cretzschmar, 1827
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
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]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [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]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (226 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 46-50 cm. Plumage: above, dark grey tail, rump, wings and back with white leading and trailing edges to spread wing; white collar on hindneck; crest and crown black; clearly demarcated forehead white (white speckling on forecrown in non-breeding bird); underparts white. Immature above dark brownish black with white edges to feathers. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill yellow or geenish yellow; feet and legs black sometimes with yellow soles. Habitat: seashores and estuaries. Breeds in WIO. <389><391><393> [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Sterna bergii
Sterna bergii
Sterna bergii
Sterna bergii
Thalasseus bergii
Thalasseus bergii
[image from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212606
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-08-23 12:30:25Z  changed  Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Sterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212606 on 2014-12-20
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