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Great Crested-Tern (Thalasseus bergii) (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823)
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae

Scientific:
  Thalasseus bergii
Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823)

Protonym:
  Sterna Bergii

Avibase ID:
  526978C4A16D3750

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176908

Geographic range:

  • Thalasseus bergii bergii: Namibia to South Africa; disperses to Mozambique
  • Thalasseus bergii velox: Red Sea and nw Somalia to Maldives, Myanmar and Sri Lanka
  • Thalasseus bergii cristatus: Malaysia to Philippines and Ryukyus; e Australia to Society Is.
  • Thalasseus bergii cristatus (gwendolenae): W and nw Australia
  • Thalasseus bergii enigma: Islands off Mozambique, Zambezi River delta and Madagascar
  • Thalasseus bergii thalassinus: Tanzania, Seychelles, Aldabra and Rodriques I.
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Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Great Crested-Tern
Czech:
  rybák chocholatý
German:
  Eilseeschwalbe
Danish:
  Bergiusterne
Spanish:
  Charrán Piquigualdo
Finnish:
  töyhtötiira
French:
  Sterne huppée
Icelandic:
  Boðaþerna
Italian:
  Beccapesci veloce
Japanese:
  ooajisashi
Japanese:
  オオアジサシ
Dutch:
  Grote Kuifstern
Norwegian:
  Hinduterne
Polish:
  rybitwa zlotodzioba
Portuguese:
  Gaivina-de-bico-amarelo
Russian:
  Крачка Берга
Slovak:
  rybár rýchly
Swedish:
  Tofstärna
Chinese:
  大凤头燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Great Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sterne huppée ( Sterna bergii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Sterne huppée ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 1st edition:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 4th edition:
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Clements 6th edition:
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
eBird version 1.50:
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
eBird version 1.52:
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
eBird version 1.53:
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
eBird version 1.54:
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
eBird version 1.55:
   Great Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Swift Tern ( Sterna bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Swift Tern ( Sterna bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Swift Tern ( Sterna bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Swift Tern ( Sterna bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Swift Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Greater Crested Tern ( Thalasseus bergii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Oriental Bird Club:
   Great Crested Tern ( Sterna bergii)
James Lee Peters:
    Thalasseus bergii
James Lee Peters (original):
    Thalasseus bergii
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Thalasseus bergii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Great Crested-Tern ( Sterna bergii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Thalasseus bergii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Geelbekseeswael, Geelbeksterretjie
Arabic: الخرشنة الخطافية
Czech: Rybák chocholatý
Danish: Bergiusterne
German: Eilseeschwalbe
Maldivian: Great Crested Tern
English: Crested Tern, Great Crested Tern, Great Crested-Tern, Great-crested Tern, Greater Crested Tern, Greater Crested-Tern, Large Crested Tern, Swift Tern
Spanish: Charrán Piquigualdo, Gaviotín Crestado
Estonian: tanutiir
Finnish: Töyhtötiira
French: Sterne huppée
Hebrew: צהובת מקור, שחפית ברג, שחפית צהובת־מקור
Hungarian: üstökös csér
Indonesian: Dara laut jambul besar, Daralaut Jambul, Dara-laut jambul
Icelandic: Boðaþerna
Italian: Beccapesci veloce, Sterna crestata, Sterna di Bergius
Japanese: Oh-ajisashi, ooajisashi, Oo-ajisashi
Japanese: オオアジサシ
Korean: 큰제비갈매기
Latin: Sterna bergii, Thalasseus bergii
Lithuanian: Kuoduotoji žuvėdra
Malagasy: Samby
Malayalam: വലിയ  കടല്‍  ആള 
Malay: Camar Besar Berjambul
Dutch: Grote kuifstern
Norwegian: Hinduterne
Polish: rybitwa zlotodzioba, rybitwa złotodzioba
Portuguese: Gaivina-de-bico-amarelo, Garajau-de-bico-amarelo
Russian: Крачка Берга
Slovak: Rybár rýchly
Slovenian: čopasta čigra
Swedish: Tofstärna
Swahili: Shakwe Kishungi Mkubwa
Thai: นกนางนวลแกลบหงอนใหญ่
Turkish: büyük tepeli sumru
Tahitian: tarapapa
Vietnamese: Nhàn mào
Chinese: 大凤头燕鸥, 大鳳頭燕鷗, 鳳頭燕鷗

 

         

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