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Sandwich or Cabot's Tern

Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus] (= Thalasseus sandvicensis) (Latham, J 1787)




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Thalasseus
Scientific:
  Thalasseus sandvicensis


Original description

Citation:
  (Latham, J 1787)

Reference:
   General Synops. Birds Suppl.

Protonym:
  Sterna sandvicensis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33046895


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  3E85F96DA0C1EBFC

Avibase ID:
  avibase-3E85F96D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/3E85F96D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176932

Geographic range:

  • Thalasseus sandvicensis: Europe to Caspian Sea; winters to S Africa, India, Sri Lanka
  • Thalasseus acuflavidus: E N America to s Caribbean; winters to s Peru and Uruguay
English:
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern
French:
Sterne caugek ou S. de Cabot


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Sandwich or Cabot's Tern ( Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus])
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sterne caugek ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Sandwich Tern ( Sterna sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Sandwich Tern ( Thalasseus sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Sandwich Tern ( Thalasseus sandvicensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Sandwich Tern ( Thalasseus sandvicensis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Thalasseus sandvicensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Thalasseus sandvicensis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Thalasseus sandvicensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Thalasseus [sandvicensis, acuflavidus or eurygnathus]

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Other synonyms

See also the taxonomic synonyms table.


Afrikaans: Grootseeswael , Grootsterretjie
Arabic: خرشنة الساندويش
Asturian: Chirri, Chirri Patiprietu
Azerbaijani: Alaburun sterna
Bulgarian: Гривеста рибарка
Bengali: স্যান্ডউইচ পানচিল
Breton: Ar skravig-kuchenn
Catalan: Llambritja de bec llarg, Xatrac becllarg
Catalan (Balears): Llambritja de bec llarg
Czech: Rybák severní
Welsh: Morwennol bigddu
Danish: Splitterne
German: Brandseeschwalbe, Brandseeschwalbe-sandvicensis
Greek: Χειμωνογλάρονο
Greek (Cypriot): Χειμωνογλάρονο
English: Cabot's Tern, Cayenne Tern, Eurasian Sandwich Tern, Sandwich or Cabot's Tern, Sandwich Tern
English (Kenya): Sandwich Tern
Esperanto: blanka ŝterno
Spanish: Charrán de Sandwich, charrán patanegra, Charrán Patinegro, Gaviota golondrina sandwiche, Gaviota Pico Agudo, Gaviotín Brasilero, Gaviotín de Sandwich, Gaviotín Patinegro, Gaviotín Pico Amarillo o Gaviotín Brasilero ???, Gaviotín pico negro, Golondrina-marina de Sandwich, Pagaza puntiamarilla
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviotín pico negro
Spanish (Chile): Gaviotín de Sandwich
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviotín Patinegro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pagaza puntiamarilla
Spanish (Cuba): Gaviota de Sandwich
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Charrán Piconegro, Gaviota Pico Agudo
Spanish (Spain): Charrán Patinegro
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota golondrina sandwiche
Spanish (Mexico): charrán de Sandwich, Golondrina-marina de Sandwich
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pagaza Puntiamarilla
Spanish (Panama): Gaviotín Puntiamarillo
Spanish (Peru): Gaviotín de Pata Negra
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Charrán Piquiagudo
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviotín del Cayena, Gaviotín Pico Amarillo o Gaviotín Brasilero ???
Spanish (Venezuela): Gaviota Patinegra
Estonian: Tutt-tiir
Basque: Txenada hankabeltza, Xatrac becllarg
Finnish: Riuttatiira
Faroese: Faksaterna
French: Sterne caugek, Sterne caugek ou S. de Cabot
Irish: Geabhróg Scothdhubh
Gaelic: Steàrnag Mhòr
Galician: Carrán cristado, Xatrac becllarg
Haitian Creole French: Mòv kojèk
Hebrew: שחפית סנדוויץ, שחפית סנדוויץ', שחפית שחורת מקור, שחפית שחורת־מקור
Croatian: Dugokljuna Cigra, Dugokljuna Čigra
Hungarian: Kenti csér
Armenian: Սպիտակաքիթ ջրածիծառ
Icelandic: Þaraþerna
Italian: Beccapesci
Japanese (romaji): sandoicchiajisashi, sandoitchi aji-sashi
Japanese: サンドイッチアジサシ
Japanese (Kanji): サンドイッチ鯵刺
Georgian: ჭრელნისკარტა თევზიყლაპია
Kazakh: Айдарлы қарқылдақ
Cornish: Morwennol penvagas
Scientific: Sterna sandvicensis, Sterna sandvicensis sandvicensis, Sterna sandvicensis sanvicensis, Thalasseus [sandvicensis or acuflavidus], Thalasseus sandvicensis, Thalasseus sandvicensis sandvicensis
Luxembourgish: Mierséischmuewel
Lithuanian: Margasnape žuvedra, Margasnapė žuvėdra, Margasparnė žuvėdra
Latvian: Cekulzīriņš
Macedonian: Вртимушка
Malayalam: കടലുണ്ടി ആള
Maltese: Ċirlewwa tax-Xitwa
Dutch: Grote Stern
Norwegian: Splitterne
Polish: rybitwa czubata, Rybitwa wielkodzioba
Pinyin: bái-zuǐ duān fèng-tóu yàn-ōu, bái-zuǐ duān yàn-ōu
Portuguese: Garajau, garajau comum, Garajau-comum, trinta-réis-de-bando, trinta-réis-de-bico-amarelo
Portuguese (Brazil): trinta-réis-de-bando, trinta-réis-de-bico-amarelo
Portuguese (Portugal): Garajau-de-bico-preto
Romansh: Pestgarel piclapeschs
Romanian: Chiră de mare
Russian: Крачка пестроносая, Пестроносая крачка
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Sandwich Muhudulihiniya
Slovak: Rybár sivý
Slovenian: kricava cigra, kričava cigra, Kričava čigra
Albanian: Sterni dimërak
Serbian: dugokljuna cigra, dugokljuna čigra, Морска чигра
Swedish: Kentsk tärna
Swahili: Shakwe Domo-rangimbili
Turkish: Kara Gagalı Sumru, kara gagaly sumru, Karagagalı Sumru, Kara-gagalı Sumru, Sandwich Deniz-kırlangıcı
Ukrainian: Крячок рябодзьобий , Рябодзьобий крячок
Chinese: 白嘴端凤头燕鸥, 白嘴端凤头鸥, 白嘴端燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 白嘴端燕鷗, 白嘴端鳳頭燕鷗
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 白嘴端燕鷗
Chinese (Taiwan): 白嘴端燕鸥

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