Taxon profile


California Least Tern
Sternula antillarum Lesson, 1847

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

Scientific synonyms

Sterna antillarum (Lesson, 1847)

Other names

= Interior Least Tern
= Least Tern

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Sternula antillarum antillarum Lesson, 1847
subspecies Sternula antillarum athalassos (Burleigh & Lowery, 1942)
subspecies Sternula antillarum browni (Mearns, 1916)

Sternula antillarum browni

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Sternula antillarum]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3278]

Bird Life [] [as Sterna antillarum (Lesson, 1847)]
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 [], American Ornithologists' Union [as Sternula antillarum]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Sternula antillarum Lesson, R, 1847]
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 Sterna antillarum (Lesson, 1847)]
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Sternula antillarum]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Sternula antillarum]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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