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Spectacled Tern
Onychoprion lunatus (Peale, 1848)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Charadriiformes »  family Laridae - gulls, terns and skimmers »  genus Onychoprion

Scientific synonyms

Sterna lunata Peale, 1848

Other names

= Gray-backed Tern
= Grey-backed Tern

Least Concern LC

Images

Onychoprion lunatus - Spectacled Tern

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Onychoprion lunatus - Spectacled Tern

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Onychoprion lunatus - Spectacled Tern

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Onychoprion lunatus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22694722]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Onychoprion lunatus (Peale, 1848)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Onychoprion lunatus (Peale, 1849)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Onychoprion lunatus Peale, 1848]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Sterna lunata Peale, 1848]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Onychoprion lunatus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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