Swift Tern - Thalasseus bergii

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Thalasseus bergii
Author (Lichtenstein, 1823)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 824140
Common Names English: Swift Tern
English: Great Crested Tern
English: Greater Crested Tern
French: Sterne huppée
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Thalasseus
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Thalasseus bergii bergii
Subspecies: Thalasseus bergii cristatus
Subspecies: Thalasseus bergii enigma
Subspecies: Thalasseus bergii thalassinus
Subspecies: Thalasseus bergii velox
Synonyms (since 1950)
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ITIS TSN824140
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS -
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Status - Red List, IUCN -
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#records (spatial)30
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets1
Year2004
Latitude-13.11 - -12.38
Longitude44.79 - 45.47
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