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Lesser Crested-Tern
Thalasseus bengalensis (Lesson, 1831)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Thalasseus

Scientific:
  Thalasseus bengalensis

Citation:
  (Lesson, 1831)

Reference:
  TraitedOrn. livr.8 p.621

Protonym:
  Sterna bengalensis

Avibase ID:
  D01CDECDCA736E26

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824139

Geographic range:

  • Thalasseus bengalensis bengalensis: Red Sea, Pakistan, Laccadives and Maldives; winters S Africa
  • Thalasseus bengalensis torresii: Persian Gulf; Sulawesi to New Guinea and n Australia
  • Thalasseus bengalensis emigratus: Libya; winters off w African coast
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Lesser Crested-Tern
Czech:
  rybák oranžovozobý
German:
  Rüppellseeschwalbe
Danish:
  Bengalterne
Spanish:
  Charrán Bengalí
Finnish:
  pikkutöyhtötiira
French:
  Sterne voyageuse
Icelandic:
  Bengalþerna
Italian:
  Sterna di Rüppell
Japanese:
  bengaruajisashi
Japanese:
  ベンガルアジサシ
Dutch:
  Bengaalse Stern
Norwegian:
  Bengalterne
Polish:
  rybitwa bengalska
Portuguese:
  Gaivina-de-bico-laranja
Russian:
  Бенгальская крачка
Slovak:
  rybár prostredný
Swedish:
  Iltärna
Chinese:
  小凤头燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sterne voyageuse ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Sterne voyageuse ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 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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Clements, version 2015:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 2015:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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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):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bengalensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Lesser Crested Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Thalasseus bengalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Thalasseus bengalensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Thalasseus bengalensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Lesser Crested-Tern ( Sterna bengalensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Thalasseus bengalensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Thalasseus bengalensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Kuifkopseeswael, Kuifkopsterretjie
Arabic: الخرشنة المتوجة الصغيرة
Bengali: বাংলা টিকিপানচিল
Catalan: Llambritja bengalí, Xatrac bengalí, Xatrac de Bengala
Catalan (Balears): Llambritja bengalí
Czech: Rybák Lessonuv, rybák oranžovozobý
Welsh: Morwennol gribog leiaf
Danish: Bengalsk Terne, Bengalterne
German: Ruppellseeschwalbe, Rüppellseeschwalbe, Rüppell-Seeschwalbe, Rüppelseeschwalbe, Rüppel-Seeschwalbe
Maldivian: Ainmathee Gaadhooni
Greek: Πορτοκαλόραμφο Γλαρόνι, Ταξιδογλάρονο
English: Crested Tern, Lesser Crested Tern, Lesser Crested-Tern, Lesser Crester Tern, Little crested Tern
Spanish: Charrán begalés, Charrán Bengalés, Charrán Bengali, Charrán Bengalí, Gaviotin Bengalí
Estonian: liivatiir
Basque: Xatrac bengalí
Finnish: Pikkutöyhtötiira
French: Sterne du Bengale, Sterne voyageuse
Irish: Miongheabhróg Chíorach
Galician: Carrán bengalés, Xatrac bengalí
Hebrew: כתומת מקור, שחפית בנגלית, שחפית כתומת־מקור
Hungarian: bengáli csér
Indonesian: Burung Dara Laut Jambul Kecil, Burung Dara-laut Benggala, Dara laut jambul kecil, Dara laut jambul putih, Daralaut Benggala, Dara-laut Benggala
Icelandic: Bengalþerna
Italian: Sterna di Rueppel, Sterna di Rüppel, Sterna di Ruppell, Sterna di Rüppell
Japanese: bengaru ajisashi, bengaruajisashi
Japanese: ベンガルアジサシ
Japanese (Kanji): ベンガル鯵刺
Latin: Sterna bengalensis, Sterna bengalensis par, Thalasseus bengalensis
Lithuanian: Bengalinė žuvėdra
Malagasy: Samby
Malayalam: ചെറിയ കടല്‍  ആള 
Malay: Burung Camar Berjambul Kecil, Burung Camar Kecil Berjambul, Camar Kecil Berjambul
Dutch: Bengaalse Stern
Norwegian: Bengalterne
Polish: rybitwa bengalska
Pinyin: xiǎo fèng-tóu yàn-ōu
Portuguese: Gaivina-de-bico-laranja, Garajau-pequeno
Romansh: Pestgarel bengal
Russian: Бенгальская крачка, Крачка бенгальская
Slovak: rybár prostredný
Slovenian: bengalska cigra, bengalska čigra
Swedish: Iltärna
Swahili: Shakwe Kishungi Mdogo
Tamil: Kondai Aala
Thai: นกนางนวลแกลบหงอนเล็ก
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-nuan klàeep ŋŏaan lék
Turkish: Tepeli Sumru
Chinese: 小凤头燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 小鳳頭燕鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 小鳳頭燕鷗

 

         

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