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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Sterna dougallii Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Sternidae Family
 33–36cm. (Wingspan 67–76 cm) Length
Widespread around the world, but its range is highly fragmented. Max Altitude 18 m Breeds on coast, sand & peddle banks, Rocky offshore reefs, coastal waters, salt marshes, estuaries, open ocean. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 (1-2)3 eggs, incubation 21-26 days, fledging 27-30 days. Clutch
Fish, which it catches with a powered plunge dive into the sea, taking them deeper than other terns. Food  
  Habits
3249 - TSN: 176891 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Roseate Tern Ian Davies Plymouth Beach, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts United States XC58804 Call  

AKA:- Afrikaans: Rooiborsseeswael , Rooiborssterretjie
Asturian: Garrochín de l'Eire, Garrochín d'Irlanda
Breton: Ar skravig-Dougall
Catalan: Llambritja rosada, Xatrac rosat
Catalan (Balears): Llambritja rosada
Czech: Rybák rajský
Welsh: Morwennol wridog
Danish: Dougallsterne, Rosenterne
German: Rosenseeschwalbe, Rosen-Seeschwalbe
Maldivian: Valla
English: Roseate Tern, Rosy Tern
Esperanto: roza ^sterno
Spanish: Charrán Rosado, Dougalls Stern, Gaviota golondrina rosada, Gaviota Palometa, Gaviota Rosada, Gaviotín Rosado, Golondrina-marina Rosada, Palometa
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviotín Rosado
Spanish (Cuba): Gaviota Rosada
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Charrán Rosado, Gaviota Palometa, Palometa
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota golondrina rosada
Spanish (Mexico): charrán rosado, Golondrina-marina Rosada
Spanish (Nicaragua): Charrán Rosado
Spanish (Venezuela): Tirra Rosada
Estonian: roosatiir
Basque: Txenada gorriska, Xatrac rosat
Finnish: Ruusutiira
Faroese: Rođaterna
French: Sterne de Dougall, Sterne rose, Sterne rosée
Irish: Geabhróg Rósach
Guadeloupean Creole French: Mauve blanche, Petite mauve
Gaelic: Steŕrnag Stiuireach
Galician: Carrán rosado, Xatrac rosat
Haitian Creole French: Mňv blanch
Hebrew: שחפית ורדרדת
Hungarian: Rózsás csér
Indonesian: Dara laut Dougalli, Dara laut jambu, Daralaut Jambon
Icelandic: Rođaţerna
Italian: Sterna di Dougall
Japanese: beniajisashi, Beni-ajisashi
Japanese: ベニアジサシ
Cornish: Morwennol Roslyw
Latin: Sterna dougalli, Sterna dougallii
Lithuanian: Rausvoji žuvėdra
Malagasy: Kirinina
Malay: Camar Jambu
Maltese: Ċirlewwa Roża
Dutch: Dougalls Stern, Dougall-stern
Norwegian: Rosenterne
Polish: Rybitwa czubata, rybitwa rózowa, rybitwa różowa
Portuguese: andorinha do mar rosada, Andorinha-do-mar-rósea, Gaivina-rosada, Gaivina-rósea, Garajau-rosado, Trinta-réis-rosado, Trinta-réis-róseo
Portuguese (Brazil): Trinta-réis-róseo
Romansh: Pestgarel dal Dougall
Russian: Розовая крачка
Slovak: Rybár štâhlozobý, rybár štíhlozobý
Slovenian: rožnata cigra, rožnata čigra
Swedish: Rosentärna
Swahili: Shakwe Mkia-mshale
Thai: นกนางนวลแกลบสีกุหลาบ
Turkish: Pembe Sumru
Vietnamese: Nhŕn hồng
Chinese: 粉紅燕鷗, 粉红燕鸥, 紅燕鷗

Sub-species

Roseate Tern: Sterna dougallii
Atlantic Roseate Tern (nominate): Sterna dougallii dougallii
Indo-pacific Roseate Tern: Sterna dougallii bangsi
Roseate Tern (arideensis): Sterna dougallii arideensis
Roseate Tern (gracilis): Sterna dougallii gracilis
Roseate Tern (korustes): Sterna dougallii korustes

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