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Saunders's Tern

Sternula saundersi (Hume, AO 1877)

Saunders's tern is a species of bird in the family Laridae. It is sparsely resident along the shores of the north-western Indian Ocean. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Sternula
Scientific:
  Sternula saundersi


Original description

Citation:
  (Hume, AO 1877)

Reference:
   Stray Feathers 5 p.324,note,325

Protonym:
  Sterna Saundersi

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/30121504


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  4B21F4D8DBD4F42D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-4B21F4D8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4B21F4D8


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 824131

Geographic range:

  • Sternula saundersi: Red Sea to India and Sri Lanka; winters to Malay Peninsula
English:
Saunders's Tern
Catalan:
Xatrac menut de Saunders
Czech:
rybák arabský
Danish:
Persisk Dværgterne
German:
Orientseeschwalbe
Spanish:
Charrancito de Saunders
Spanish (Spain):
Charrancito de Saunders
Finnish:
arabianpikkutiira
French:
Sterne de Saunders
Croatian:
Saundersova čigra
Hungarian:
Ádeni törpecsér
Icelandic:
Stúfþerna
Italian:
Fraticello di Saunders
Japanese (romaji):
arabiakoajisashi
Japanese:
アラビアコアジサシ
Lithuanian:
Saunderso žuvėdra
Dutch:
Saunders' Dwergstern
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Arabardvergterne
Norwegian:
Araberdvergterne
Polish:
rybitwa malutka
Portuguese:
chilreta-de-saunders
Russian:
Персидская крачка
Slovak:
rybár hnedonohý
Serbian:
Soundersova čigra
Swedish:
Saunders småtärna
Ukrainian:
Крячок мекранський
Chinese:
桑氏白额燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional):
桑德氏小燕鷗


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Saunder's Tern ( Sternula saundersi)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sterne de Saunders ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sterne de Saunders ( Sterna saundersii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Saunders' Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Saunders' Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Saunders' Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-shafted Tern ( Sterna saundersii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-shafted Tern ( Sterna saundersii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Chinese Little Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Sterna albifrons saundersi [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Sterna albifrons saundersi [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Saunders's Tern ( Sterna saundersi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Saunders's Tern ( Sternula saundersi) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sternula saundersi [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sternula saundersi [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sternula [albifrons, antillarum or saundersi] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Afrikaans: Saunderssterretjie
Arabic: الخرشنة الصغيرة, خرشنة سوندرزية
Azerbaijani: Sandersov susüpürəni
Belarusian: Мекранская крычка
Bulgarian: Ориенталска рибарка, Рибарка на Сондерс
Catalan: Xatrac de Saunders, Xatrac menut de Saunders
Czech: Rybák arabský
Welsh: Môr-wennol Saunders
Danish: Orientdværgterne, Persisk Dværgterne
German: Orientseeschwalbe
Maldivian: Bondhu Dhooni
Greek: Ναvoγλάρovo της Αραβίας
English: Black Shafted Tern, Black-shafted Little Tern, Black-shafted Tern, Chinese Little Tern, Mekran Coast Little Tern, Saunder's little tern, Saunder's Tern, Saunders' Tern, Saunders's Little Tern, Saunders's Tern
English, HBW: Saunders's Tern
English (IOC): Saunders's Tern
English (Kenya): Saunders's Tern
English (United States): Saunders's Tern
Esperanto: Orienta malgranda ŝterno, Saŭndersa ŝterno
Spanish: Charrancito de Saunders, Gaviotín de Tallos Negros
Spanish (Spain): Charrancito de Saunders
Spanish (HBW): Charrancito de Saunders
Estonian: araabia väiketiir
Basque: Saunders txenada
Persian: پرستو دریایی خلیج فارس, پرستودریایی خلیج فارس, پرستودریایی ساندرز , پرستودریایی ساندرز (خلیج فارس)
Finnish: Arabianmerentiira, arabianpikkutiira
French: Sterne de Saunders
Frisian: Saundersstirns
Irish: Geabhróg shándair
Galician: Carranciña de Saunders
Hebrew: שחפית אפורת-זנב, שחפית סאונדרס, שחפית סוונדרס
Croatian: Saundersova čigra
Hungarian: Ádeni törpecsér, jemeni törpecsér
Icelandic: Stúfþerna
Italian: Fraticello di Saunders, Sterna di Saunders
Japanese (romaji): arabiakoajisashi
Japanese: アラビアコアジサシ
Kazakh: Сондерс қарқылдағы
Kirghiz: Сондерс чабакчылы
Scientific: Sterna albifrons saundersi, Sterna saundersi, Sterna saundersii, Sternula saundersi
Lithuanian: Rytinė žuvėdra, Saunderso žuvėdra
Latvian: Saundersa zīriņš
Macedonian: Саундерсова чигра
Malayalam: വെൺചുട്ടി ആളച്ചിന്നൻ
Dutch: Saunder-dwergstern, Saunders Dwergstern, Saunders' Dwergstern, Saundersdwergstern
Norwegian Nynorsk: Arabardvergterne
Norwegian: Araberdvergterne
Polish: rybitwa malutka
Portuguese: Chilreta de Saunders, chilreta-de-saunders
Portuguese (Portugal): chilreta-de-saunders
Rhaeto-Romance: Pestgarel pitschen oriental
Romanian: Chira lui Saunders
Russian: Крачка малая, Мекранская крачка, Персидская крачка
Northern Sami: Arábiauhcačearret
Sinhalese (Transliteration): Saunders Muhudulihiniya
Slovak: rybár hnedonohý
Slovenian: temnonoga mala čigra
Serbian: Saundersova čigra, Soundersova čigra
Swedish: Persisk småtärna, Saunders småtärna
Swahili: Shakwe wa Saunders
Thai: นกนางนวลแกลบน้ำเค็ม
Turkish: Hint küçük sumrusu
Ukrainian: Крячок мекранський
Chinese: 桑氏白额燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 桑德氏小燕鷗

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