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Fairy Tern

Sternula nereis (Gould, 1843)

The Fairy Tern (Sternula nereis) is a small tern which occurs in the southwestern Pacific. Source: Wikipedia




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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

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/67D8B0BA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824130


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Sternula nereis nereis: South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania
  • Sternula nereis horni: Western Australia
  • Sternula nereis exsul: New Caledonia
  • Sternula nereis davisae: N North I. (New Zealand)
English:
Fairy Tern
Czech:
rybák australský
German:
Australseeschwalbe
Danish:
Alfeterne
Spanish:
Charrancito Australiano
Finnish:
australianpikkutiira
French:
Sterne néréis
Icelandic:
Álfaþerna
Italian:
Sterna fatata
Japanese:
himeajisashi
Japanese:
ヒメアジサシ
Dutch:
Elfenstern
Norwegian:
Alveterne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Alveterne
Polish:
rybitwa nadobna
Portuguese:
Trinta-réis-fádico
Russian:
Австралийская крачка
Slovak:
rybár čarovný
Swedish:
australisk småtärna
Ukrainian:
Крячок австралійський
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):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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):
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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. 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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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
Australian Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Australian Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
Australian Fairy Tern ( Sternula nereis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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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 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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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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 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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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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Catalan: Xatrac menut pàl·lid
Czech: Rybák australský
Danish: Alfeterne
German: Australseeschwalbe, Austral-Seeschwalbe
English: Australian Fairy Tern, Fairy Tern, Nereis Tern
English (Australia): Fairy Tern
English (IOC): Fairy Tern
Spanish: Charrancito Australiano, Gaviotín Hada
Spanish (Spain): Charrancito Australiano
Spanish (HBW): Fairy Tern
Estonian: lahetiir
Finnish: Australianpikkutiira
French: Sterne néréis
Hungarian: déltengeri csér
Icelandic: Álfaþerna
Italian: Fraticello australiano, Sterna delle fate, Sterna fatata
Japanese: himeajisashi
Japanese: ヒメアジサシ
Scientific: Sterna nereis, Sternula nereis, Sternula nereis nereis
Lithuanian: Žuvėdra fėja
Dutch: Elfenstern
Norwegian Nynorsk: Alveterne
Norwegian: Alveterne
Polish: rybitwa nadobna
Portuguese: Trinta-réis-fádico
Russian: Австралийская крачка
Slovak: rybár čarovný
Serbian: Vilinska čigra
Swedish: australisk småtärna, Australtärna
Ukrainian: Крячок австралійський
Chinese: 眼斑燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 眼斑白額燕鷗

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