Taxon profile


Whiskered Tern
Chlidonias hybridus (Pallas, 1811)

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

Scientific synonyms

Chlidonias hybrida (Pallas, 1811)
Sterna hybrida Pallas, 1811

Least Concern


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Chlidonias hybridus delalandii (Mathews, 1912)
subspecies Chlidonias hybridus hybridus (Pallas, 1811)

Chlidonias hybridus hybridus

subspecies Chlidonias hybridus javanicus (Horsfield, 1822)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Chlidonias hybrida]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [3290]

Bird Life [] [as Chlidonias hybrida (Pallas, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Australian Faunal Directory [4703dd77-06a2-44b1-a96e-1ea1c9481c5c]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chlidonias hybrida (Pallas, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96966]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Chlidonias hybridus (Pallas, 1811)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Chlidonias hybrida (Pallas, 1811)]
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 Chlidonias hybridus (Pallas, 1811)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Chlidonias hybridus]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Chlidonias hybrida]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Chlidonias hybrida]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Chlidonias hybridus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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