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Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis]

Sterna hirundo [hirundo or minussensis] (= Sterna hirundo hirundo) Linnaeus, 1758




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Classification
Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
   Sterna
Scientific:
  Sterna hirundo hirundo


Original description

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.137

Protonym:
  Sterna Hirundo

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727042


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7BEB778D7F8FC0E5

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7BEB778D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7BEB778D


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176889

Geographic range:

  • Sterna hirundo hirundo: N Am., S Am., Atlantic islands, Europe and w Africa to China
English:
Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis]
French:
Sterne pierregarin [hirundo ou minussensis]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis] ( Sterna hirundo [hirundo or minussensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis] ( Sterna hirundo [hirundo or minussensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis] ( Sterna hirundo [hirundo or minussensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis] ( Sterna hirundo [hirundo or minussensis])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: subspecies group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Sterna hirundo

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Other synonyms


English: Common Tern [hirundo or minussensis]
French: Sterne pierregarin (hirundo), Sterne pierregarin [hirundo ou minussensis]
Scientific: Sterna Hirundo, Sterna hirundo [hirundo or minussensis], Sterna hirundo hirundo

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