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River Tern
Sterna aurantia Gray, JE, 1831
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Sterna

Scientific:
  Sterna aurantia

Citation:
  Gray, JE, 1831

Reference:
  Ill.Ind.Zool.[Hardwicke] 1 pt5 pl.69 fig.2

Protonym:
  Sterna aurantia

Avibase ID:
  A874F3344E9FE3C3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A874F334

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176905


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Sterna aurantia: Pakistan to s India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and sw China
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  River Tern
Czech:
  rybák říční
German:
  Hinduseeschwalbe
Danish:
  Flodterne
Spanish:
  Charrán Indio
Finnish:
  jokitiira
French:
  Sterne de rivière
Italian:
  Sterna di fiume
Japanese:
  kawaajisashi
Japanese:
  カワアジサシ
Dutch:
  Rivierstern
Norwegian:
  Flodterne
Polish:
  rybitwa indyjska
Portuguese:
  Trinta-réis-ribeirinho
Russian:
  Индийская крачка
Slovak:
  rybár zlatozobý
Swedish:
  indisk flodtärna
Chinese:
  黄嘴河燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Sterne de rivière ( Sterna aurantia)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Sterne de rivière ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 1st edition:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 3rd edition:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 4th edition:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements, version 2015:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements, version 2016:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements, version 2017:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 1.50:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 1.52:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 1.53:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 1.54:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 1.55:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 2015:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 2016:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 2017:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Indian River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Indian River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
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:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Indian River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Oriental Bird Club:
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
James Lee Peters:
    Sterna aurantia
James Lee Peters (original):
    Sterna aurantia
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Sterna aurantia
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sterna aurantia
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Sterna aurantia

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: নদীয়া পানচিল
Catalan: Xatrac fluvial
Czech: rybák říční, Rybák žlutozobý
Danish: Flodterne
German: Hindu Seeschwalbe, Hinduseeschwalbe
English: Indian River Tern, River Tern
Spanish: Charrán Indio, Gaviotín del Río Indian
Spanish (Spain): Charrán Indio
Estonian: tulvatiir
Persian: پرستودریایی رودخانه‌زی
Finnish: Jokitiira
French: Sterne de rivière
Hungarian: folyómenti csér
Italian: Sterna di fiume, Sterna indiana di fiume
Japanese: kawa ajisashi, kawaajisashi
Japanese: カワアジサシ
Japanese (Kanji): 河鯵刺
Latin: Sterna aurantia
Lithuanian: Indijinė žuvėdra, Indinė žuvėdra
Malayalam: പുഴ ആള
Malay: Burung Sungai
Dutch: Rivierstern
Norwegian: Flodterne
Polish: rybitwa indyjska
Pinyin: huáng-zuǐ hé yàn-ōu
Portuguese: Trinta-réis-ribeirinho
Russian: Индийская крачка
Sindhi: د شَٕ ىً اٍي يي يٍىهبو يٍُ
Slovak: Rybár zlatozobý
Swedish: Indisk flodtärna
Tamil: Aatru Aala
Thai: นกนางนวลแกลบแม่น้ำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók naaŋ-nuan-klàeep mâe-náam
Turkish: Hint Sumrusu
Chinese: 黄嘴河燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 黃嘴河燕鷗

 

         

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