Roseate Tern

Roseate Tern


Literature Roseate Tern
[order] Charadriiformes |

Roseate Tern determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna dougallii | [UK] Roseate Tern | [FR] Sterne de Dougall | [DE] Rosenseeschwalbe | [ES] Charrán rosado | [IT] Sterna di McDougal | [NL] Dougalls Stern

Subspecies and global distribution

  1. Sterna dougallii gracilis Moluccas, w and n Australia
  2. Sterna dougallii bangsi Ryukyu Is. and e China to New Guinea, ne Australia and islands of the sw Pacific
  3. Sterna dougallii korustes Sri Lanka, Andaman Is. and Mergui Arch. (sw Burma)
  4. Sterna dougallii arideensis Seychelles to Madagascar and Rodrigues I.
  5. Sterna dougallii dougallii e North America, West Indies, Azores, Europe, Africa
  6. Sterna dougallii Worldwide widespread coasts


Activity patterns and effect of ticks on growth and survival of tropical roseate tern nestlings
Author(s): Jaime A. Ramos, John Bowler, Laura Davis, Sarah Venis, John Quinn, andCarole Middleton
Abstract: Patterns of abundance of the seabird tick Amblyomma loculosum and their effects
on Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) nestling growth, fledging age, and survival are described
on Aride Island, Seychelles, in 1997-1999. Female ticks attached to nestlin..[more]..
Source: The Auk 118(3):709-716, 2001
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Foraging Habitat and Chick Diets of Roseate Tern, Sterna dougallii, Breeding on Country Island, Nova Scotia
Author(s): Jennifer C. Rock, Marty L. Leonard, and Andrew W. Boyne
Abstract: Breeding seabirds are threatened by human activities that affect nesting and foraging habitat.
In Canada, one of the seabirds most at risk of extirpation is the Roseate Tern, Sterna dougallii. Although
critical nesting habitat has been identified f..[more]..
Source: Avian Conservation and Ecology-Écologie et conservation des oiseaux 2(1): 4. [online]
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The known history and movements of the Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii in South Africa and the western Indian Ocean
Author(s): TREE, A.J.
Abstract: The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate Tern The Roseate ..[more]..
Source: Marine Ornithology 33: 41-47.
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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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