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Great Crested-Tern

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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Thalasseus bergii Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Sternidae Family
 46-50cm. (Wingspan 125–130 cm) Length
Coatline, estuaries in: See Map Habitat
Altitude
Range
1-3 pale coloured eggs, incubationby both parents, 25 - 30 days  eggs, incubation  days, fledging 38 to 40 days. Clutch
Fish, cephalopods, crustaceans & insects. Food  
Gregarious Habits
3246 - TSN: 176908 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

Greater Crested Tern Mats Rellmar Salalah, Dhofar Oman XC114274 call

AKA:- Afrikaans: Geelbekseeswael, Geelbeksterretjie
Arabic: الخرشنة الخطافية
Czech: Rybák chocholatı
Danish: Bergiusterne
German: Eilseeschwalbe
Maldivian: Great Crested Tern
English: Crested Tern, Great Crested Tern, Great Crested-Tern, Great-crested Tern, Greater Crested Tern, Greater Crested-Tern, Large Crested Tern, Swift Tern
Spanish: Charrán Piquigualdo, Gaviotín Crestado
Estonian: tanutiir
Finnish: Töyhtötiira
French: Sterne huppée
Hebrew: צהובת מקור, שחפית ברג, שחפית צהובת־מקור
Indonesian: Dara laut jambul besar, Daralaut Jambul, Dara-laut jambul
Icelandic: Boğaşerna
Italian: Beccapesci veloce, Sterna crestata
Japanese: Oh-ajisashi, ooajisashi, Oo-ajisashi
Japanese: オオアジサシ
Korean: 큰제비갈매기
Latin: Sterna bergii, Thalasseus bergii
Lithuanian: Kuoduotoji žuvėdra
Malagasy: Samby
Malay: Camar Besar Berjambul
Dutch: Grote kuifstern
Norwegian: Hinduterne
Polish: rybitwa zlotodzioba, rybitwa złotodzioba
Portuguese: Gaivina-de-bico-amarelo
Russian: Крачка Берга
Slovak: Rybár rıchly
Slovenian: čopasta čigra
Swedish: Tofstärna
Swahili: Shakwe Kishungi Mkubwa
Thai: นกนางนวลแกลบหงอนใหญ่
Turkish: büyük tepeli sumru
Vietnamese: Nhàn mào
Chinese: 大凤头燕鸥, 大鳳頭燕鷗, 鳳頭燕鷗

Sub-species

Great Crested-Tern: Thalasseus bergii
Great Crested-Tern: Thalasseus bergii bergii
Arabian Great Crested-Tern: Thalasseus bergii velox
Great Crested-Tern (cristatus): Thalasseus bergii cristatus
Great Crested-Tern (enigmus): Thalasseus bergii enigmus

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