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Royal Tern

Thalasseus maximus (Boddaert, 1783)

The Royal Tern (Thalasseus maximus, syn. Sterna maxima, see Bridge et al., 2005) is a seabird in the tern family Sternidae. This bird has two distinctive subspecies, T. m. maximus which lives on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the North and South America. The slightly smaller T. m. albididorsalis lives on the coast of West Africa. The Royal Tern has a red-orange bill and a black cap on the top of its head during the breeding season, but in the winter the cap becomes patchy. The Royal Tern is found in Europe, Africa, the Americas, and the Caribbean islands. The Royal Tern lives on the coast and is only found where there is salt water, they do not live where there is fresh water. They tend to feed near the shore, close to the beach or in backwater bays. The Royal Tern's conservation status is listed as least concern, so there is little conservation efforts for the tern. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Thalasseus

Scientific:
  Thalasseus maximus

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.58

Protonym:
  Sterna maxima

Avibase ID:
  68EDCC23F8128FA8

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/68EDCC23

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 824142

Geographic range:

  • Thalasseus maximus maximus: Coastal US to W Indies, Guianas, Brazil; winters to Argentina
  • Thalasseus maximus albididorsalis: Coastal Mauritania to Guinea; winters to Namibia
English:
Royal Tern
Czech:
rybák královský
German:
Königsseeschwalbe
Danish:
Kongeterne
Spanish:
Charrán Real
Finnish:
kuningastiira
French:
Sterne royale
Icelandic:
Rosaþerna
Italian:
Sterna reale
Japanese:
amerikaooajisashi
Japanese:
アメリカオオアジサシ
Dutch:
Koningsstern
Norwegian:
Kongeterne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kongeterne
Polish:
rybitwa królewska
Portuguese:
Garajau-real
Portuguese (Brazil):
Trinta-réis-real
Russian:
Королевская крачка
Slovak:
rybár veľký
Swedish:
kungstärna
Ukrainian:
Крячок королівський
Chinese:
橙嘴凤头燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
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British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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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. 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:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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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:
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eBird version 2019:
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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 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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James Lee Peters:
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James Lee Peters (original):
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James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
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Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Koningseeswael , Koningseeswael (Koningsterretjie), Koningsterretjie
Catalan: Xatrac reial, Xatrac reial bec-roig
Carib: Wanawanali
Czech: Rybák královský
Welsh: Morwennol fawr
Danish: Kongeterne
German: Königseeschwalbe, Königsseeschwalbe, Königs-Seeschwalbe
English: Royal Tern, Tern
English (IOC): Royal Tern
Spanish: charrán rael, Charrán Real, Gaviota golondrina real, Gaviota Real, Gaviotín Real, Golondrina-marina Real, Pagaza Real
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviotín real
Spanish (Chile): Gaviotín real
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviotín Real
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pagaza real
Spanish (Cuba): Gaviota Real
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Charrán Real, Gaviota Real
Spanish (Ecuador): Gaviotín Real
Spanish (Spain): Charrán Real
Spanish (HBW): Charrán real
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota golondrina real
Spanish (Mexico): charrán real, Golondrina-marina Real
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pagaza Real
Spanish (Panama): Gaviotín Real
Spanish (Peru): Gaviotín Real
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Charrán Real
Spanish (Paraguay): Gaviotín real
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviotín real
Spanish (Venezuela): Tirra Canalera
Estonian: kuningtiir
Basque: Txenada handia, Xatrac reial
Finnish: Kuningastiira
French: Sterne royale
Guianese Creole French: Goélan
Guadeloupean Creole French: Foquette, Mauve
Galician: Carrán real, Xatrac reial
Guarani: Atî
Haitian Creole French: Mòv wayal
Hebrew: שחפית גדולה
Hungarian: királycsér
Icelandic: Rosaþerna
Italian: Sterna reale
Japanese: amerikaooajisashi
Japanese: アメリカオオアジサシ
Scientific: Sterna maxima, Thalasseus maximus, Thalasseus maximus maximus
Lithuanian: Karališkoji žuvėdra
Latvian: karaliskais zīriņš
Dutch: Koningsstern
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kongeterne
Norwegian: Kongeterne
Palikúr: Parawtu
Polish: rybitwa królewska
Portuguese: andorinha-do-mar, Gaivina-real, gaivota-de-cabeça-preta, Garajau-real, Tinhosa, trinta-réis, trinta-réis-grande, Trinta-réis-real, Trinta-réis-real / Garajau-real
Portuguese (Brazil): andorinha-do-mar, gaivota-de-cabeça-preta, tinhosa, trinta-réis, trinta-réis-grande, trinta-reis-real, Trinta-réis-real
Portuguese (Portugal): Garajau-real
Russian: Королевская крачка
Slovak: rybár kráľovský, rybár veľký
Slovenian: kraljeva čigra
Serbian: Kraljevska čigra
Sranan: Fisman
Swedish: Kungstärna
Turkish: Kral Sumru
Ukrainian: Крячок королівський
Chinese: 橙嘴凤头燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 皇家鳳頭燕鷗

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