Sterna hirundo


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Noun1.Sterna hirundo - common tern of Eurasia and America having white black and grey plumageSterna hirundo - common tern of Eurasia and America having white black and grey plumage
tern - small slender gull having narrow wings and a forked tail
genus Sterna, Sterna - a genus of Sterninae
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At Cemlyn, in North Wales, the Roseate tern Sterna dougallii, Arctic terns Sterna paradisaea, Sandwich tern Sterna sandvicensis and common tern Sterna hirundo were all found, making the site a nationally important colony.
The species that the project foresees to support through nesting platforms are the Common Tern Sterna hirundo and the Little Tern Sterna albifrons.
In this paper, I examine the ontogeny of phenotypic integration in 16 postcranial elements (Appendix) in the common tern, Sterna hirundo, a seabird breeding along coasts and inland waters throughout north central and eastern North America and across the Palearctic.
This would greatly oversimplify the postcranial developmental dynamics found in Sterna hirundo.
Sterna hirundo y Phalacrocorax brasilianus representaron el 40 y 33%, respectivamente, del total de aves marinas.
Sterna hirundo and Phalacrocorax brasilianus accounted for 40 and 33%, respectively, of all the seabirds.