WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823

212606

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accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 46-50 cm. Plumage: above, dark grey...  
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]
Adriaens, P. (2011). Sterna bergii Lichtenstein, 1823. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212606 on 2017-11-20

Date
action
by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
created
1998-08-23 12:30:25Z
changed
Depew, Lorna
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
checked

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

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalasseus bergii (Lichtenstein, 1823)) Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) HKBWS. (2013). Hong Kong Bird Report 2011. The Hong Kong Bird Watching Society.  [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

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]
 

Host of
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrabothrius sarasini Fuhrmann, 1918 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
LanguageName 
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]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオオアジサシ  [details]