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Tern, Sandwich
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Thalasseus sandvicensis
Africa, Albania, Angola, Asia, Atlantic Islands, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Brazil, British Isles, Bulgaria, California, Canada, Caribbean, Central Africa, Central America and Caribbean, Central America excluding Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Eastern Europe excluding Russia, Ecuador Read more
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This species has an extremely large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence <20,000 km2 combined with a declining or fluctuating range size, habitat extent/quality, or population size and a small number of locations or ...
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The Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis, syn. Sterna sandvicensis,[ 2] is a seabird of the tern family Sternidae. It is very closely related to the Lesser Crested Tern T. bengalensis, Chinese Crested Tern T. bernsteini, and Elegant Tern T. elegans, and has been known to interbreed with Lesser Crested. ...
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