Caspian Tern

Caspian Tern

Summary:

Literature Caspian Tern
[order] Charadriiformes |

Caspian Tern determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna caspia | [UK] Caspian Tern | [FR] Sterne caspienne | [DE] Raubseeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotín de Pico Rojo | [IT] Sterna maggiore | [NL] Reuzenstern


Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Thalasseus caspia
  2. Hydroprogne caspia Worldwide widespread except SA

Literature

Title
Factors Affecting Chick Provisioning by Caspian Terns
Nesting in the Columbia River Estuary

Author(s): Scott K. Anderson, Daniel D. Roby, Donald E. lyons, and Ken Collis
Abstract: We investigated factors affecting chick provisioning by radio-tagged Caspian Terns (
Sterna caspia
)
nesting in a large colony on East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary during 2001. Caspian Tern predation
on juvenile salmonids (
Oncorhyn..[more]..
Source: Waterbirds 28(1): 95-105, 2005
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Title
PACIFIC COAST CASPIAN TERNS: DYNAMICS
OF AN EXPANDING POPULATION

Author(s): ROBERT E. GILL JR. AND L. RICHARD M. EWALDT
Abstract: Nesting distribution, age-related seasonal movements, survivorship, and mechanisms of population expansion in Pacific Coast Caspian Terns (Sterna caspia) were examined primarily through analysis of 412 recoveries of birds banded as juveniles between ..[more]..
Source: The Auk 100: 369-381. April 1983
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Title
Foraging Patterns of Caspian Terns and Double-crested Cormorants in
the Columbia River Estuary

Author(s): Donald E. Lyons, Daniel D. Roby and Ken Collis
Abstract: We examined spatial and temporal foraging patterns of Caspian terns and double-crested cormorants nesting in the Columbia
River estuary, to potentially identify circumstances where juvenile salmonids listed under the U.S. Endangered Species Act migh..[more]..
Source: North West Science, Vol 80. No 2
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All of Sternidae

  1. Aleutian Tern
  2. Sterna aleutica
  1. Arctic Tern
  2. Sterna paradisaea
  1. Brown Noddy
  2. Anous stolidus
  1. Caspian Tern
  2. Sterna caspia
  1. Elegant Tern
  2. Sterna elegans
  1. Gull-Billed Tern
  2. Gelochelidon nilotica
  1. Least Tern
  2. Sterna antillarum
  1. Lesser Crested-Tern
  2. Sterna bengalensis
  1. Little Tern
  2. Sterna albifrons
  1. Roseate Tern
  2. Sterna dougallii
  1. Royal Tern
  2. Sterna maxima
  1. Sandwich Tern
  2. Sterna sandvicensis
  1. Sooty Tern
  2. Sterna fuscata
  1. Tern
  2. Sterna hirundo
  1. Whiskered Tern
  2. Chlidonias hybridus
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