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Kerguelen Tern
Sterna virgata Cabanis, 1875
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Sterna

Scientific:
  Sterna virgata

Citation:
  Cabanis, 1875

Reference:
  J.Orn. 23 p.449

Protonym:
  Sterna virgata

Avibase ID:
  754993F116B2B2D5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/754993F1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176919


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Sterna virgata: Marion, Crozet, and Kerguelen islands
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Kerguelen Tern
Czech:
  rybák kerguelenský
German:
  Kerguelenseeschwalbe
Danish:
  Kerguelenterne
Spanish:
  Charrán de las Kerguelen
Finnish:
  kerguelenintiira
French:
  Sterne des Kerguelen
Italian:
  Sterna delle Kerguelen
Japanese:
  kerugeren'ajisashi
Japanese:
  ケルゲレンアジサシ
Dutch:
  Kerguelenstern
Norwegian:
  Kerguelenterne
Polish:
  rybitwa kerguelenska
Portuguese:
  Trinta-réis-das-kerguelen
Russian:
  Кергеленская крачка
Slovak:
  rybár kerguelenský
Swedish:
  kerguelentärna
Chinese:
  克岛燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sterne de Kerguelen ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Sterne de Kerguelen ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
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 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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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:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
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:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Sterna virgata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sterna virgata [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sterna virgata [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Kerguelen Tern ( Sterna virgata) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sterna virgata [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sterna virgata [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

Other synonyms

Catalan: Xatrac de les illes Kerguelen
Czech: Rybák kerguelenský
Danish: Kerguelenterne
German: Kerguelen Seeschwalbe, Kerguelenseeschwalbe
English: Kergeulen tern, Kerguelen Tern
Spanish: Charrán de las Kerguelen, Gaviotín de Kerguelen
Spanish (Spain): Charrán de Las Kerguelen
Estonian: kergueleni tiir
Finnish: Kerguelantiira, kerguelenintiira
French: Sterne de Kerguelen, Sterne des Kerguelen
Hungarian: kerguelen-szigeteki csér
Italian: Sterna delle Kerguelen, Sterna di Kerguelen
Japanese: kerugerenajisashi, kerugeren'ajisashi
Japanese: ケルゲレンアジサシ
Latin: Sterna virgata, Sterna virgata virgata
Lithuanian: Kergeleninė žuvėdra
Dutch: Kerguelenstern
Norwegian: Kerguelenterne
Polish: rybitwa kerguelenska, rybitwa kergueleńska
Portuguese: Trinta-réis-das-kerguelen
Russian: Кергеленская крачка
Slovak: rybár kerguelenský
Swedish: Kerguelentärna
Chinese: 克岛燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 克格連燕鷗

 

         

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