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South American Tern
Sterna hirundinacea
Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
  Linnaeus, 1758
White-cheeked Tern
Sterna repressa
IOC 9.2
 

Common Tern
Sterna hirundo
Poda, prov-Burgas, Bulgaria - 2012-08-03
© Peter Woodall
 











































Field guides

Plate/page: 41

van Perlo, Ber
A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil

Plate/page: 54

Ayé, R., Schweizer, M. and Roth, T.
Birds of Central Asia

Plate/page: 79

Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

Plate/page: 232

Sibley, D. A.
The Sibley Guide to Birds

Plate/page: 130

Eaton, J. A., van Balen, B., Brickle, N. W. and Rheindt, F. E.
Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago

Plate/page: 184

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.
Birds of Bhutan

Plate/page: 142

Gregory, P.
Birds of New Guinea including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville

Plate/page: 164

Morcombe, M.
Field Guide to Australian Birds

Plate/page: 60

Nik Borrow and Ron Demey
Birds of Senegal and the Gambia

Plate/page: 75

Porter, R. and Aspinall, S.
Birds of the Middle East

Plate/page: 22.4

Barlow, C. and Washer, T.
A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal

Plate/page: 40

Robson, C.
A FG to the Birds of South-East Asia

Plate/page: 204

Sibley, D., A.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America

Plate/page: 194

Sibley, D. A.
The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America

Plate/page: 307

S.N.G. Howell and S. Webb
A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America

Plate/page: 214

Sinclair, I.
Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Plate/page: 144

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, R., Inskipp, T. and Baral, H.S.
Birds of Nepal

Plate/page: 57

Ascanio, D., Rodriguez, G. and Restall, R.
Birds of Venezuela

Plate/page: 28

Freile, J. and Restall, R.
Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 28

Freile, J. and Restall, R.
Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 34

Hawkins, F., Safford, R. and Skerett, A.
Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands

Plate/page: 11

Thane, K. P. and Beehler, M. B.
Birds of New Guinea Second Edition

Plate/page: 140

Phillipps, Q and Phillipps K.
Phillipps' Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo

Plate/page: 110

Simpson, K. and Day, N.
Birds of Australia (8ed)

Plate/page: 35

Warakagoda, D., Inskipp, C., Inskipp, T. and Grimmett, R.
Birds of Sri Lanka

Plate/page: 28

Harrison, John
A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka

Plate/page: 51

Kenefick, M., Restall, R. and Hayes, F.
Birds of Trinidad & Tobago

Plate/page: 176

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.
Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Plate/page: 28

Dutson, G.
Birds of Melanesia

Plate/page: 54.4

van Perlo, Ber
Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii and the Central and West Pacific

Plate/page: 89

Meyers, Susan
A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo

Plate/page: 54

McMullan, M., Donegan, T. M. and Quevedo, A.
A FG to the Birds of Colombia

Plate/page: 92

Angehr, G.R. and Dean, R.
The Birds of Panama

Plate/page: 122

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Ghana

Plate/page: 78

Redman, N., Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
Birds of the Horn of Africa

Plate/page: 201

Svensson, L.
Collins Bird Guide to the Birds of Europe

Plate/page: 96

Brazil, M.
Birds of East Asia

Plate/page: 63

Schulenberg, Thomas S., Stotz, Douglas F., Lane, Daniel F., O'neill, John P and Parker III, Theodore A.
Birds of Peru (2007)

Plate/page: 82

Garrigues, R. and Dean, R.
Birds of Costa Rica

Plate/page: 21

Latta, S. et al.
Birds of the Dominican Republic & Haiti

Plate/page: 62

Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.
Birds of Northern South America

Plate/page: 93

Sinclair, Ian and Langrand, Olivier
Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands

Plate/page: 192

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.

Plate/page: 28

Raffaele, H., Wiley, J., Garrido, O., Keith, A. and Raffaele, J.
Birds of the West Indies

Plate/page: 51

Jaramillo, A.
Birds of Chile

Plate/page: 27

Ridgely, R. S. and Greenfield, P.J.
The Birds of Ecuador

Plate/page: 46

Borrow, N. and Demey, R.
Birds of Western Africa

Plate/page: 55

Robertson, H. and Heather, B.
The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

Plate/page: 46

MacKinnon, J. and Phillipps, K.
A FG to the Birds of China

Plate/page: 23

Kennedy, R.S., Gonzales, P.C., Dickinson, E.C., Miranda, H. C. Jr. and Fisher, T.H.
A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines

Plate/page: 56

Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.
Pocket Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent

Plate/page: 4

Coates, B. J. and Bishop, D. K.
A Guide to the Birds of Wallacea

Plate/page: 98

Porter, R.F, Christensen, S. and Schiermacker-Hansen, P.
Birds of The Middle East

Plate/page: 29

MacKinnon, J. and Phillipps, K.
A FG to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali

Plate/page: 14

Beehler, Bruce M., Pratt, Thane K. and Zimmerman, Dale A.
Birds of New Guinea

Plate/page: 145

Fagan, J. and Komar, K.
A FG to Birds of Northern Central America

Plate/page: 172

Eduardo Garcia-Del-Rey
Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde


References

  • Sterna hirundo: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018.
  • Sterna hirundo: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.: The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi; T. & A. D. Poyser, London, October 2001; ISBN:0-85661-079-8
  • van Perlo, Ber: A Field Guide to the Birds of Brazil; Oxford University Press, October 9, 2009; ISBN:0-195-30155-2
  • Barlow, C. and Washer, T.: A Field Guide to Birds of The Gambia and Senegal; Yale University Press, January 21, 1998; ISBN:0-300-07454-9
  • Beehler, Bruce M., Pratt, Thane K. and Zimmerman, Dale A.: Birds of New Guinea; Princeton University Press, 1986; ISBN:0-691-02394-8
  • Dutson, G.: Birds of Melanesia; Christopher Helm, 2011; ISBN:0-713-66540-8
  • Meyers, Susan: A Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo; New Holland Publishers, 2010; ISBN:1-847-73381-6
  • Sibley, D., A.: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America; Alfred A. Knopf, April 29, 2003; ISBN:0-679-45121-8
  • Svensson, L.: Collins Bird Guide to the Birds of Europe; Princeton University Press, 2009; ISBN:0-007-26814-9
  • Sinclair, Ian and Langrand, Olivier: Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands; New Holland Publishers, 2003 (New edition); ISBN:1-868-72956-7
  • Harrison, John: A Field Guide to the Birds of Sri Lanka; Oxford University Press, 2011 (2nd edition); ISBN:0-199-58567-9
  • Sinclair, I.: Sasol Birds of Southern Africa; Struik, 4:e edition. 2011; ISBN:1-770-07925-4
  • Garrigues, R. and Dean, R.: Birds of Costa Rica; Christopher Helm, 2007; ISBN:0-801-47373-X
  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.: Pocket Guide to the Birds of the Indian Subcontinent; Oxford University Press, 1999; ISBN:0-1956-5155-3
  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.: Birds of the Indian Subcontinent; Christopher Helm, 2011; ISBN:1-408-12763-6
  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, C. and Inskipp, T.: Birds of Bhutan; A & C Black Publishers Ltd, Nov 1999; ISBN:0-713-65163-6
  • S.N.G. Howell and S. Webb: A Guide to the Birds of Mexico and Northern Central America; Oxford University Press, April 1995; ISBN:0-198-54012-4
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Ghana; Christopher Helm, 2010; ISBN:1-408-12279-0
  • Schulenberg, Thomas S., Stotz, Douglas F., Lane, Daniel F., O'neill, John P and Parker III, Theodore A.: Birds of Peru (2007); Christopher Helm, 2007; ISBN:0-7136-8673-1
  • Borrow, N. and Demey, R.: Birds of Western Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2001; ISBN:0-713-63959-8
  • Restall, R., Rodner, C. and Lentino M.: Birds of Northern South America; Christopher Helm, 2006; ISBN:0-713-67243-9
  • Jaramillo, A.: Birds of Chile; Helm Field Guides, 2003; ISBN:0-713-64688-8
  • Kennedy, R.S., Gonzales, P.C., Dickinson, E.C., Miranda, H. C. Jr. and Fisher, T.H.: A Guide to the Birds of the Philippines; Oxford University Press, 2000; ISBN:0-198-54668-8
  • Simpson, K. and Day, N.: Birds of Australia (8ed); Helm Field Guides, 2012; ISBN:0-713-66982-9
  • Robertson, H. and Heather, B.: The Hand Guide to the Birds of New Zealand; Oxford University Press, 2001; ISBN:0-198-50831-X
  • Brazil, M.: Birds of East Asia; Helm Field Guides, 2009; ISBN:0-713-67040-1
  • Porter, R.F, Christensen, S. and Schiermacker-Hansen, P.: Birds of The Middle East; Princeton University Press, 1996; ISBN:0-691-12104-4
  • Morcombe, M.: Field Guide to Australian Birds; Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd, March 1, 2004 (2nd Ed); ISBN:1-740-21559-1
  • Robson, C.: A FG to the Birds of South-East Asia; New Holland Australia, August 1, 2011; ISBN:1-780-09049-8
  • Redman, N., Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J. : Birds of the Horn of Africa; Helm Field Guides, 2009; ISBN:1-408-157357
  • Ayé, R., Schweizer, M. and Roth, T.: Birds of Central Asia; Helm Field Guides, October 2012; ISBN:0-713-67038-X
  • Porter, R. and Aspinall, S.: Birds of the Middle East; Helm Field Guides, July 2012; ISBN:0-713-67602-7
  • Latta, S. et al.: Birds of the Dominican Republic & Haiti; Helm Field Guides, 2006; ISBN:0-713-67905-0
  • MacKinnon, J. and Phillipps, K.: A FG to the Birds of China; Oxford University Press, 2000; ISBN:0-198-54940-7
  • Coates, B. J. and Bishop, D. K.: A Guide to the Birds of Wallacea; Dove Publications, 1997; ISBN:0-959-02573-1
  • MacKinnon, J. and Phillipps, K.: A FG to the Birds of Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali; Oxford University Press, 1993; ISBN:0-198-54034-5
  • Sibley, D. A.: The Sibley Guide to Birds; Alfred A. Knopf, October 2000; ISBN:0-679-45122-6
  • Sibley, D. A.: The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America; Alfred A. Knopf, April 2003; ISBN:0-679-45120-X
  • McMullan, M., Donegan, T. M. and Quevedo, A.: A FG to the Birds of Colombia; ProAves, Colombia, 2010; ISBN:0-982-76150-3
  • Angehr, G.R. and Dean, R.: The Birds of Panama; Zona Tropical , 2010; ISBN:0-801-47674-7
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
  • Ridgely, R. S. and Greenfield, P.J.: The Birds of Ecuador; Christopher Helm , 2001; ISBN:0-713-66117-8
  • Warakagoda, D., Inskipp, C., Inskipp, T. and Grimmett, R.: Birds of Sri Lanka; Helm Field Guides, 2012; ISBN:0-713-68853-X
  • Kenefick, M., Restall, R. and Hayes, F.: Birds of Trinidad & Tobago; Helm Field Guides, 2011; ISBN:1-408-1-52096
  • Nik Borrow and Ron Demey: Birds of Senegal and the Gambia; Helm Field Guides, Mar 1, 2012; ISBN:1408134691
  • van Perlo, Ber: Birds of New Zealand, Hawaii and the Central and West Pacific; HarperCollins Publishers, 2011; ISBN:0-007-28738-0
  • Raffaele, H., Wiley, J., Garrido, O., Keith, A. and Raffaele, J.: Birds of the West Indies; Helm Field Guides, 2003; ISBN:0-713-65419-8
  • Eduardo Garcia-Del-Rey: Field Guide to the Birds of Macaronesia: Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands, Cape Verde; Lynx Edicions, 1 May 2011; ISBN:8-496-55371-X
  • Phillipps, Q and Phillipps K.: Phillipps' Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo; John Beaufoy Publishing, 2014-02-20; ISBN:1-909-61215-4
  • Hawkins, F., Safford, R. and Skerett, A. : Birds of Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands; Christopher Helm, 2015; ISBN:1-472-92409-6
  • Eaton, J. A., van Balen, B., Brickle, N. W. and Rheindt, F. E.: Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago; Lynx Edicions, Nov 2016; ISBN:8-494-18926-3
  • Thane, K. P. and Beehler, M. B.: Birds of New Guinea Second Edition; Princeton University Press, 2015; ISBN:0-691-09563-9
  • Gregory, P.: Birds of New Guinea including Bismarck Archipelago and Bougainville; Lynx Edicions, May 2017; ISBN:8-494-18927-1
  • Grimmett, R., Inskipp, R., Inskipp, T. and Baral, H.S.: Birds of Nepal; Helm Field Guides, 22 september 2016; ISBN:1-472-90571-7
  • Fagan, J. and Komar, K.: A FG to Birds of Northern Central America; Houghton Mifflin, 1 November 2016; ISBN:0-544-37326-X
  • Ascanio, D., Rodriguez, G. and Restall, R. : Birds of Venezuela; Helm Field Guides, 2017; ISBN:1-408-10535-7
  • Freile, J. and Restall, R.: Birds of Ecuador; Helm Field Guides, 2016-11-03; ISBN:1-408-10533-0
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Animalia
    Phylum Chordates
    Chordata
    Class Birds
    Aves
    Order Gulls, Terns, Alcids, Sandpipers
    Charadriiformes
    Family Gulls, Terns & Skimmers
    Laridae
    Genus Sterna
    Species Common Tern
    hirundo
    Linnaeus, 1758

      hirundo Linnaeus, 1758
    North America to n South America, n and w Africa, Europe to nw Siberia and w China Non-breeding: s oceans
      tibetana Saunders, H, 1876
    w Himalayas to w Mongolia and Tibet Non-breeding: e Indian Ocean
      minussensis Sushkin, 1925
    c Siberia to n Mongolia Non-breeding: Indian Ocean
      longipennis Nordmann, 1835
    ne Siberia to ne China Non-breeding: se Asia to Australia
    Distribution
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    EU, NA widespread Non-breeding: widespread coasts
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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