Aleutian Tern

Onychoprion aleuticus - Sterne des Aléoutiennes

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Onychoprion

  • Species
    :

    aleuticus

Descriptor

Baird, SF, 1869

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 75 à 80 cm.
  • Weight
    : 83 à 140 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Aleutian Tern (Onychoprion aleuticus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sterne des Aléoutiennes,
  • Charrán Aleutiano,
  • Gaivina das Aleutas,
  • Aleutenseeschwalbe,
  • Bering-tengeri csér,
  • Aleoetenstern,
  • Sterna delle Aleutine,
  • Beringtärna,
  • Beringterne,
  • rybár aleutský,
  • rybák aleutský,
  • Beringsterne,
  • aleuttientiira,
  • xatrac de les illes Aleutianes,
  • Hrímþerna,
  • rybitwa aleucka,
  • Aleutu zīriņš,
  • aleutska čigra,
  • Камчатская крачка,
  • Dara-laut aleutian,
  • コシジロアジサシ,
  • 白腰燕鸥,
  • 白腰燕鷗,

Habitat

Grassland : Tundra ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Rock and Rocky Reefs, Subtidal Loose Rock/pebble/gravel, Subtidal Sandy, Subtidal Sandy-Mud, Macroalgal/Kelp, Seagrass (Submerged) ; Marine Oceanic : Epipelagic (0-200m), Mesopelagic (200-1000m) ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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