Black Tern - Chlidonias niger

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Scientific Name Chlidonias niger
Author (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxonomic Rank Species
Taxonomic # 176959
Common Names Spanish: Charrán negro
English: Black Tern
French: Guifette noire
Current Standing valid
Taxonomic Parents Kingdom: Animalia
  Phylum: Chordata
    Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Aves
        Order: Charadriiformes
          Family: Laridae
            Genus: Chlidonias
Taxonomic Children Subspecies: Chlidonias niger niger
Subspecies: Chlidonias niger surinamensis
Synonyms (since 1950)

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ITIS TSN176959
Status - ESA, U.S. FWS
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Status - Red List, IUCN
    LC (Global)
    LC (Europe)
#records (spatial)5,991
#records (non-spatial)0
#datasets37
Year1947 - 2021
Latitude-34.43 - 56.42
Longitude-123.81 - 32.51
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