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Fairy Tern
Sternula nereis (Gould, 1843)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Sternula

Scientific:
  Sternula nereis

Citation:
  (Gould, 1843)

Reference:
  PZS(1842) Pt10 no.117 p.140

Protonym:
  Sternula nereis

Avibase ID:
  67D8B0BA833A923A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824130


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Sternula nereis nereis (nereis): South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania
  • Sternula nereis nereis (horni): Western Australia
  • Sternula nereis exsul: New Caledonia
  • Sternula nereis davisae: N North I. (New Zealand)
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Fairy Tern
Czech:
  rybák australský
German:
  Australseeschwalbe
Danish:
  Alfeterne
Spanish:
  Charrancito Australiano
Finnish:
  australianpikkutiira
French:
  Sterne néréis
Italian:
  Sterna delle fate
Japanese:
  himeajisashi
Japanese:
  ヒメアジサシ
Dutch:
  Elfenstern
Norwegian:
  Alveterne
Polish:
  rybitwa nadobna
Portuguese:
  Trinta-réis-fádico
Russian:
  Австралийская крачка
Slovak:
  rybár čarovný
Swedish:
  australisk småtärna
Chinese:
  眼斑燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sterne néréis ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Sterne néréis ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Nereis Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Nereis Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Sterna nereis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sterna nereis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sterna nereis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Fairy Tern ( Sterna nereis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sternula nereis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sternula nereis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Xatrac menut pàl·lid
Czech: Rybák australský
Danish: Alfeterne
German: Australseeschwalbe, Austral-Seeschwalbe
English: Australian Fairy Tern, Fairy Tern, Nereis Tern
Spanish: Charrancito Australiano, Gaviotín Hada
Estonian: lahetiir
Finnish: Australianpikkutiira
French: Sterne néréis
Hungarian: déltengeri csér
Italian: Fraticello australiano, Sterna delle fate, Sterna fatata
Japanese: himeajisashi
Japanese: ヒメアジサシ
Latin: Sterna nereis, Sternula nereis
Lithuanian: Žuvėdra fėja
Dutch: Elfenstern
Norwegian: Alveterne
Polish: rybitwa nadobna
Portuguese: Trinta-réis-fádico
Russian: Австралийская крачка
Slovak: rybár čarovný
Swedish: australisk småtärna, Australtärna
Chinese: 眼斑燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 眼斑白額燕鷗

 

         

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