Bridled Tern

Onychoprion anaethetus - Sterne bridée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Onychoprion

  • Species
    :

    anaethetus

Descriptor

Scopoli, 1786

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 38 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 76 à 81 cm.
  • Weight
    : 95 à 150 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Bridled Tern (Onychoprion anaethetus) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Onychoprion anaethetus melanopterus (Caribbean Sea and w Africa)
  • Onychoprion anaethetus antarcticus (Red Sea, Persian Gulf and w Indian Ocean)
  • Onychoprion anaethetus anaethetus (e Indian Ocean and w Pacific)
  • Onychoprion anaethetus nelsoni (w coast of Mexico and Central America)

Foreign names

  • Sterne bridée,
  • Charrán Embridado,
  • Gaivina-de-dorso-castanho,
  • Zügelseeschwalbe,
  • álarcos csér,
  • Brilstern,
  • Sterna dalle redini,
  • Tygeltärna,
  • Tøyleterne,
  • rybár tmavokrídly,
  • rybák uzdičkový,
  • Brilleterne,
  • ohjasnokitiira,
  • Brilsterretjie,
  • xatrac embridat,
  • Taumþerna,
  • rybitwa brunatnogrzbieta,
  • brūnspārnu zīriņš,
  • rjavoperuta čigra,
  • Бурокрылая крачка,
  • Dara-laut batu,
  • マミジロアジサシ,
  • 褐翅燕鸥,
  • นกนางนวลแกลบคิ้วขาว,
  • 白眉燕鷗,

Habitat

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 : Rocky Shoreline, Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Tidepools ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Sea Cliffs and Rocky Offshore Islands

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