Sandwich Tern

Sandwich Tern

Summary:

Literature Sandwich Tern
[order] Charadriiformes |

Sandwich Tern determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna sandvicensis | [UK] Sandwich Tern | [FR] Sterne caugek | [DE] Brandseeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotín Brasilero | [IT] Beccapesci | [NL] Grote Stern


Literature

Title
Reflections of a specialist: patterns in food provisioning and foraging conditions in Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis
Author(s): Stienen E.W.M., P.W.M. v an Beers, A . Brenninkmeijer, J .M.P.M. Habraken, M .H .J.E. Raaijmakers & P.G.M. van Tienen 2000
Abstract: Highly specialised piscivorous seabirds, like S andwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis, have limited capacity to switch to alternative prey species when the availability of a particular prey species is low. Therefore, variations in the diet of such specie..[more]..
Source: Ardea 88 : 33-49
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Title
Breeding biology and colony size of sandwich tern at l’Albufera de Valencia (Western Mediterranean)
Author(s): Ignacio Dies & Bosco Dies
Abstract: This note gives the first information on the breeding of Sandwich Tern at this new site, which has become the extreme Southwest nesting location for the nominate subspecies..[more]..
Source: Ardeola 51(2), 2004, 431-435
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Title
LIVING WITH GULLS – TRADING OF FOOD AND PREDATION IN THE
SANDWICH TERN STERNA SANDVICENSIS

Author(s): Stienen Eric W.M
Abstract: The low-lying, sandy areas along the Dutch coast offer important breeding opportunities
for Sandwich Terns Sterna sandvicensis. Throughout the twentieth century Sandwich
Terns nested here in fluctuating numbers. The Dutch population suffered from a..[more]..
Source: Research Institute for Nature and Forest, Brussels, Belgium
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Title
DIET OF ROYAL (THALASSEUS MAXIMUS) AND SANDWICH (T.
SANDVICENSIS ) TERNS DURING THE AUSTRAL WINTER IN
THE BUENOS AIRES PROVINCE, ARGENTINA

Author(s): Marco Favero et al.
Abstract: The northern and central part of the coast in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina) presents
important roosting areas where several marine bird species aggregate during the austral
winter…[more]..
Source: ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 11: 259-262, 2000
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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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