Literature Gull-Billed Tern

Literature Gull-Billed Tern

Lachsternm[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Gelochelidon nilotica | [UK] Gull-Billed Tern | [FR] Sterne hansel | [DE] Lachseeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotín de Pico Negro | [IT] Sterna zampenere | [NL] Lachstern


Subspecies and global distribution

Hydroprogne nilotica

Gelochelidon nilotica gronvoldi French Guiana to ne Argentina

Gelochelidon nilotica vanrossemi s California (USA) to nw Mexico

Gelochelidon nilotica aranea e and s USA through Greater Antilles

Gelochelidon nilotica macrotarsa Australia

Gelochelidon nilotica affinis Japan, s and e China through se Asia to Philippines, Sumatra, Sulawesi and Borneo

Gelochelidon nilotica nilotica Europe, n Africa through the Middle East and sc Asia to w China and Thailand

Gelochelidon nilotica Worldwide widespread

Literature

Title
Fledgling sex ratio variation in colonies of Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica
Author(s): A. VILLEGAS, J. M. SÁNCHEZ-GUZMÁN, R. MORÁN and C. CORBACHO
Abstract: Fisher (1930) predicted that natural selection should favour equal parental investment in male and female offspring, and that population sex ratios at the end of the period of parental care should be inversely related to the cost of producing in..[more]..
Source: Ardeola, 52(2), December 2005, 341-343
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