Chinese Crested Tern

Thalasseus bernsteini - Sterne d'Orient

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Laridés

  • Genus
    :

    Thalasseus

  • Species
    :

    bernsteini

Descriptor

Schlegel, 1863

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 42 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sterne d'Orient
adult breeding

Chinese Crested Tern (Thalasseus bernsteini) is a species of bird in the Laridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Sterne d'Orient,
  • Charrán Chino,
  • Trinta-réis-chinês-de-crista,
  • Bernsteinseeschwalbe,
  • kínai üstököscsér,
  • Chinese Kuifstern,
  • Sterna della Cina,
  • Mingtärna,
  • Kinaterne,
  • rybár strapatý,
  • rybák čínský,
  • Kinesisk Topterne,
  • filippiinientiira,
  • xatrac de la Xina,
  • rybitwa chińska,
  • Ķīnas cekulzīriņš,
  • Китайская крачка,
  • Dara-laut cina,
  • ヒガシシナアジサシ,
  • 黑嘴端凤头燕鸥,
  • นกนางนวลแกลบจีน,
  • 黑嘴端鳳頭燕鷗,

Habitat

Marine Neritic : Pelagic, Subtidal Sandy-Mud ; Marine Intertidal : Sandy Shoreline and/or Beaches, Sand Bars, Spits, Etc, Shingle and/or Pebble Shoreline and/or Beaches, Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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