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LIVING WITH GULLS – TRADING OF FOOD AND PREDATION IN THESANDWICH TERN STERNA SANDVICENSIS

Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis) Science Article 3 abstract The low-lying, sandy areas along the Dutch coast offer important breeding opportunitiesfor Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis. Throughout the twentieth century SandwichTerns nested here in fluctuating numbers. The Dutch population suffered from a majorkill in the 1960s due to pesticide pollution causing the number of breeding pairs todrop […]

DIET OF ROYAL (THALASSEUS MAXIMUS) AND SANDWICH (T.SANDVICENSIS ) TERNS DURING THE AUSTRAL WINTER INTHE BUENOS AIRES PROVINCE, ARGENTINA

Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis) Science Article 4 abstract The northern and central part of the coast in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina) presentsimportant roosting areas where several marine bird species aggregate during the australwinter. Marco Favero et al., ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 11: 259-262, 2000 Download article download full text (pdf)

Reflections of a specialist: patterns in food provisioning and foraging conditions in Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis

Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis) Science Article 1 abstract Highly specialised piscivorous seabirds, like S andwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis, have limited capacity to switch to alternative prey species when the availability of a particular prey species is low. Therefore, variations in the diet of such species are likely to reflect fluctuations in food availabi lity. We […]

Predation by Kelp Gulls Larus dominicanus at a mixed-species colony of Royal Terns Sterna maxima and Cayenne Terns Sterna eurygnatha in Patagonia

Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) Science Article 2 abstract We studied the predator-prey interaction between Kelp Gulls Larus dominicanus and Royal Terns Sterna maxima and Cayenne Terns Sterna eurygnatha at Punta Leon, Argentina, from 1990 to 1992. Kelp Gulls were the main predator of tern eggs in all 3 years, accounting for 99% of observed predations […]

DIET OF ROYAL (THALASSEUS MAXIMUS) AND SANDWICH (T.SANDVICENSIS ) TERNS DURING THE AUSTRAL WINTER INTHE BUENOS AIRES PROVINCE, ARGENTINA

Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) Science Article 3 abstract The northern and central part of the coast in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina) presentsimportant roosting areas where several marine bird species aggregate during the australwinter. Marco Favero et al., ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 11: 259-262, 2000 Download article download full text (pdf)

Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) Chick Diet at Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia

Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) Science Article 1 abstract Royal Tern (Sterna maxima) chick diet at Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia, was investigated in 2003 and 2004. Primary objectives were to document common prey species, annual and seasonal variation in prey selection, and seasonal variation in prey size based on average bill length in this […]

Presence et nidification d’une Sterne voyageuse (Sterna bengalensis) dans unecolonie de Sterne caugek (Sterna sandvicensis) sur Ie Banc d’Arguin (France).

Lesser Crested Tern (Thalasseus bengalensis) Science Article 1 abstract Le Ier juin 1974, je photographiais une Sterne voyageuse (Sternabengalensis) en vol au-dessus de l’importante colonie de Sterne caugek(Sterna sandvicensis) du Banc d’Arguin (Bassin d’Arcachon, littoral atlantiquefranl;ais). Pierre Petit, Ardea, vol. 64, 1976 Download article download full text (pdf)

FURTHER RECORDS OF ELEGANT TERNS STERNA ELEGANS IN COLOMBIAAND THEIR GEOGRAPHIC SOURCE

Elegant Tern (Thalasseus elegans) Science Article 1 abstract The Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans) is widely distributed on the Paci?c coast of the Americas from British Columbia to Chile (Anonymous 1998, Burness et al. 1999). Despite this broad range, breeding is currently restricted to ?ve breeding colonies, two in the northern Gulf of California, Mexico, and […]