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South American Tern

Sterna hirundinacea Lesson, 1831

The South American Tern (Sterna hirundinacea) is a species of tern found in coastal regions of southern South America, including the Falkland Islands, ranging north to Peru (Pacific coast) and Brazil (Atlantic coast). It is generally the commonest tern in its range. It closely resembles the smaller, highly migratory Common Tern. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Laridae
Genus:
  Sterna

Scientific:
  Sterna hirundinacea

Citation:
  Lesson, 1831

Reference:
  TraitedOrn. livr.8 p.621

Protonym:
  Sterna hirundinacea

Avibase ID:
  ECAE1DA1B2F5B949

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/ECAE1DA1

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176910

Geographic range:

  • Sterna hirundinacea: Coasts and islands of s South America and Falkland Islands
English:
South American Tern
Czech:
rybák jihoamerický
German:
Falklandseeschwalbe
Danish:
Sydamerikansk Terne
Spanish:
Charrán Suramericano
Finnish:
eteläamerikantiira
French:
Sterne hirundinacée
Icelandic:
Svifþerna
Italian:
Sterna del Sudamerica
Japanese:
nanbeiajisashi
Japanese:
ナンベイアジサシ
Dutch:
Zuid-Amerikaanse Visdief
Norwegian:
Svaleterne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svaleterne
Polish:
rybitwa jaskólcza
Portuguese:
Trinta-reis-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Brazil):
Trinta-réis-de-bico-vermelho
Russian:
Южноамериканская крачка
Slovak:
rybár lastovičí
Swedish:
sydamerikansk tärna
Ukrainian:
Крячок американський
Chinese:
南美燕鸥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
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):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sterne hirundinacée ( Sterna hirundinacea)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Sterne hirundinacée ( Sterna hirundinacea)
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 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:
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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:
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
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):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
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):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
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 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:
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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:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
James Lee Peters:
Sterna hirundinacea
James Lee Peters (original):
Sterna hirundinacea
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Sterna hirundinacea
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
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):
South American Tern ( Sterna hirundinacea)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sterna hirundinacea
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sterna hirundinacea

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Xatrac de Sud-amèrica
Czech: Rybák jihoamerický
Danish: Sydamerikansk Terne
German: Falklandseeschwalbe, Falklanseeschwalbe, Südamerikanische Seeschwalbe
English: South American Tern
English (IOC): South American Tern
Spanish: Charrán sudamericano, Charrán Suramericano, Gaviotín, Gaviotín Cola Larga, Gaviotín Común, Gaviotín de Cola Larga, Gaviotín sudamericano
Spanish (Argentine): Charrán sudamericano, Gaviotín, Gaviotín sudamericano
Spanish (Chile): Charrán sudamericano, Gaviotín, Gaviotín sudamericano
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviotín sudamericano
Spanish (Ecuador): Gaviotín Sudamericano
Spanish (Spain): Charrán Suramericano
Spanish (HBW): South American Tern
Spanish (Peru): Gaviotín Sudamericano
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviotín Cola Larga, Gaviotín Común
Estonian: pärltiir
Finnish: Eteläamerikantiira
French: Sterne hirundinacée
Hungarian: dél-amerikai csér
Icelandic: Svifþerna
Italian: Sterna del Sudamerica
Japanese: nambeiajisashi, nanbeiajisashi
Japanese: ナンベイアジサシ, ナンベイアヂサシ
Scientific: Sterna hirundinacea
Lithuanian: Pietų Amerikos žuvėdra
Dutch: Zuidamerikaanse Visdief, Zuid-Amerikaanse Visdief
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svaleterne
Norwegian: Svaleterne
Polish: Rybitwa jaskółacza, rybitwa jaskólcza, rybitwa jaskółcza
Portuguese: andorinha-do-mar, gaivota, trinta-réis, Trinta-reis-de-bico-vermelho, trinta-réis-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Brazil): andorinha-do-mar, gaivota, trinta-réis, trinta-reis-de-bico-vermelho, Trinta-réis-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Trinta-reis-de-bico-vermelho
Russian: Южноамериканская крачка
Slovak: rybár lastovičí, Rybár lastovičkovitý
Swedish: Sydamerikansk tärna
Ukrainian: Крячок американський
Chinese: 南美燕鸥
Chinese (Traditional): 南美燕鷗

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