Common Tern - Sterna hirundo

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Sterna hirundo
Author Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176888
Common Names Spanish: Charrán común
English: Common Tern
French: Sterne pierregarin
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Sterna
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Sterna hirundo hirundo
Subspecies: Sterna hirundo longipennis
Subspecies: Sterna hirundo minussensis
Subspecies: Sterna hirundo tibetana
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN176888
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
    LC (Global or one of the sub regions)
#records (spatial)2,131
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets21
Year1967 - 2016
Latitude14.60 - 62.20
Longitude-133.75 - 21.12
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