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Elegant Tern
Thalasseus elegans (Gambel, 1849)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Laridae - gulls »  genus Thalasseus

Scientific synonyms

Sterna elegans Gambel, 1849

IUCN category:Near Threatened

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Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Thalasseus elegans]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3261]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Sterna elegans Gambel, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Thalasseus elegans]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96956]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Sterna elegans Gambel, 1849]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Thalasseus elegans (Gambel, 1849)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Thalasseus elegans (Gambel, 1849)]
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [http://www.aerc.eu/tac.html] [as Sterna elegans]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Thalasseus elegans]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementsche...], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Thalasseus elegans]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [http://www.eoy.ee/yhing/nime.htm] [as Sterna elegans]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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