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Influence of date and body mass at fledging on long-term survival of sooty terns sterna fuscata

Sooty Tern (Sterna fuscata) Science Article 5 abstract The Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata is a pan-tropical seabird that nests typically on isolated oceanic islands. Sooty Terns nest always on the ground, generally amongst sparse herb vegetation and often in large dense colonies, sometimes numbering hundreds of thousands of pairs (Gochfeld & Burger 1996, Schreiber at […]

Possible Winter Quarters of the Aleutian Tern?

Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus) Science Article 3 abstract Recent observations of the Aleutian Tern (Sterna aleutica) in the coastal waters aroundHong Kong in spring and fall, and Singapore and the Indonesian islands of Karimun and Bintan between October and April indicate that at least part of the population of this species migrates through and winters […]

The probable Breeding of the Aleutian Tern in Southeastern Alaska

Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus) Science Article 2 abstract A record in the May, 1920, number of THE CONDOR (page 111) of the probable breedingof the Aleutian Tern near Yakutat appears to rest on ‘sight’ identification only, andthe actions of Mr. Walker’s birds were so different from the usual habits of this speciesthat 1 am forced […]

Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Onychoprion aleuticus | [UK] Aleutian Tern | [FR] Sterne des Aleoutiennes | [DE] Aleuten-Seeschwalbe | [ES] Charrn Aleutiano | [NL] Aleoetenstern Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Measuring 30-32 cm long with a 73-75 cmd wingspan, the Aleutian Tern weighs only 3.9 ounces. In breeding plumage, this fairly small […]

Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Onychoprion anaethetus | [UK] Bridled Tern | [FR] Sterne bridee | [DE] Zugel-Seeschwalbe | [ES] Charran embridado | [NL] Brilstern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Onychoprion anaethetus TrO widespread Onychoprion anaethetus anaethetus e Indian Ocean and w Pacific Onychoprion anaethetus antarcticus […]