Royal tern

(redirected from Thalasseus maximus)
Related to Thalasseus maximus: Royal Tern, Sterna maxima
(Zool.) a large, crested American tern (Sterna maxima).

See also: Royal

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Estas se suman a seis especies de Laridae que anidan en esta parte de la laguna: Larus atricilla, Thalasseus maximus, Gelochelidon nilotica, Sterna forsteri, Sternula antillarum y Rynchops niger, y a cuando menos 57 especies de aves acuaticas que la usan durante la epoca no reproductiva.
These add to six species of Laridae known to nest in that area: Laughing Gulls (Larus atricilla), Royal Terns (Thalasseus maximus), Gull-billed Terns (Gelochelidon nilotica), Forster's Terns (S.