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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Sterna vittata Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Sternidae Family
 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Tundra, sand banks, Rocky offshore islands, cliffs, coastal waters, marshes, lakes, open ocean. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Fish, squid. Food  
  Habits
3255 - TSN: 176920 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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AKA:- Afrikaans: Grysborsseeswael , Grysborssterretjie
Czech: Rybák jižní
Danish: Sydhavsterne
German: Antarktik Seeschwalbe, Antarktikseeschwalbe, Antipodenseeschwalbe, Antipoden-Seeschwalbe, Gabelschwanz-Seeschwalbe
English: Antarctic Tern, Swallow-tailed Tern, Wreathed Tern
Spanish: Charrán antártico, Gaviotín, Gaviotín antártico, Gaviotín Antártico de Georgia del Sur, Gaviotín Antártico de Shetland del Sur
Spanish (Argentine): Charrán antártico, Gaviotín, Gaviotín antártico
Spanish (Chile): Charrán antártico, Gaviotín, Gaviotín antártico
Spanish (Uruguay): Charrán antártico, Gaviotín, Gaviotín antártico, Gaviotín Antártico de Georgia del Sur, Gaviotín Antártico de Shetland del Sur
Estonian: lőunatiir
Finnish: Eteläntiira
French: Sterne couronnée, Sterne subantarctique
Italian: Sterna antartica
Japanese: nankyokuajisashi
Japanese: ナンキョクアジサシ
Latin: Sterna antistropha, Sterna vittata
Dutch: Antarctische Stern, Zuidpoolstern
Norwegian: Sřrhavsterne
Polish: rybitwa antarktyczna
Portuguese: Gaivina artica, Gaivina-antárctica, Trinta-réis-antartico, trinta-réis-antártico
Portuguese (Brazil): Trinta-réis-antártico
Russian: Антарктическая крачка
Slovak: Rybár rajský
Swedish: Antarktistärna
Chinese: 南极燕鸥

Sub-species

Antarctic Tern: Sterna vittata
Antarctic Tern: Sterna vittata vittata
Antarctic Tern: Sterna vittata bethunei
Antarctic Tern (Antarctic): Sterna vittata [vittata]
Antarctic Tern (bethunei): Sterna vittata bethunei
Antarctic Tern (gaini): Sterna vittata gaini
Antarctic Tern (nominate): Sterna vittata vittata
Antarctic Tern (South Georgia): Sterna vittata georgiae
Antarctic Tern (tristanensis): Sterna vittata tristanensis

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