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River Tern

Sterna aurantia Gray, JE, 1831

The Indian River Tern or just River Tern (Sterna aurantia) is a bird in the tern family . It is a resident breeder along inland rivers from Iran east into the Indian Subcontinent and further to Myanmar to Thailand, where it is uncommon. Unlike most Sterna terns, it is almost exclusively found on freshwater, rarely venturing even to tidal creeks. Source: Wikipedia




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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
English:
River Tern
Czech:
rybák říční
German:
Hinduseeschwalbe
Danish:
Flodterne
Spanish:
Charrán Indio
Finnish:
jokitiira
French:
Sterne de rivière
Icelandic:
Lækjaþerna
Italian:
Sterna di fiume
Japanese:
kawaajisashi
Japanese:
カワアジサシ
Dutch:
Rivierstern
Norwegian:
Flodterne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Flodterne
Polish:
rybitwa indyjska
Portuguese:
Trinta-réis-ribeirinho
Russian:
Индийская крачка
Slovak:
rybár zlatozobý
Swedish:
indisk flodtärna
Ukrainian:
Крячок індійський
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)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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)
Clements, version 2018:
River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
Clements, version 2019:
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)
eBird version 2018:
River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
eBird version 2019:
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)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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:
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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:
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:
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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:
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:
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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:
River Tern ( Sterna aurantia)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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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Bengali: নদীয়া পানচিল
Catalan: Xatrac fluvial
Czech: rybák říční, Rybák žlutozobý
Danish: Flodterne
German: Hindu Seeschwalbe, Hinduseeschwalbe
English: Indian River Tern, River Tern
English (IOC): River Tern
Spanish: Charrán Indio, Gaviotín del Río Indian
Spanish (Spain): Charrán Indio
Spanish (HBW): River Tern
Estonian: tulvatiir
Persian: پرستودریایی رودخانه‌زی
Finnish: Jokitiira
French: Sterne de rivière
Hungarian: folyómenti csér
Icelandic: Lækjaþerna
Italian: Sterna di fiume, Sterna indiana di fiume
Japanese: kawa ajisashi, kawaajisashi
Japanese: カワアジサシ
Japanese (Kanji): 河鯵刺
Scientific: Sterna aurantia
Lithuanian: Indijinė žuvėdra, Indinė žuvėdra
Malayalam: പുഴ ആള
Malay: Burung Sungai
Dutch: Rivierstern
Norwegian Nynorsk: Flodterne
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
Ukrainian: Крячок індійський
Chinese: 黄嘴河燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 黃嘴河燕鷗

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