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Thalasseus sandvicensis Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Sternidae Family
 37-43 cm. (Wingspan 85–97 cm) Length
Coastal waters sand banks, Rocky offshore islands, cliffs, coastal waters, marshes, lakes, open ocean. Range Europe, Africa, Asia,  see Map Habitat
Altitude
Range
 1-2eggs, incubation, by mainly female, 21-29 days, fledging 28-30 days. I brood/anum. Clutch
Fish, squid. Food  
  Habits
3248  - TSN: 660071 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

Sandwich Tern David Farrow Amvrakikos Greece XC37592 song

AKA:- Afrikaans: Grootseeswael , Grootsterretjie
Arabic: خرشنة الساندويش
Asturian: Chirri, Chirri Patiprietu
Azerbaijani: Alaburun sterna
Bulgarian: Гривеста рибарка
Breton: Ar skravig-kuchenn
Catalan: Llambritja de bec llarg, Xatrac becllarg
Catalan (Balears): Llambritja de bec llarg
Czech: Rybák severní
Welsh: Morwennol bigddu
Danish: Splitterne
German: Brandseeschwalbe, Brandseeschwalbe-sandvicensis
Greek: Χειμωνογλάρονο
Greek (Cypriot): Χειμωνογλάρονο
English: Cabot's Tern, Cayenne Tern, Eurasian Sandwich Tern, Sandwich Tern
Esperanto: blanka ^sterno
Spanish: Charrán de Sandwich, charrán patanegra, Charrán Patinegro, Gaviota golondrina sandwiche, Gaviota Pico Agudo, Gaviotín Brasilero, Gaviotín de Sandwich, Gaviotín Patinegro, Gaviotín Pico Amarillo o Gaviotín Brasilero ???, Gaviotín pico negro, Golondrina-marina de Sandwich, Pagaza puntiamarilla
Spanish (Argentine): Gaviotín pico negro
Spanish (Chile): Gaviotín de Sandwich
Spanish (Colombia): Gaviotín Patinegro
Spanish (Costa Rica): Pagaza puntiamarilla
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Charrán Piconegro, Gaviota Pico Agudo
Spanish (Honduras): Gaviota golondrina sandwiche
Spanish (Mexico): charrán de Sandwich, Golondrina-marina de Sandwich
Spanish (Nicaragua): Pagaza Puntiamarilla
Spanish (Uruguay): Gaviotín del Cayena, Gaviotín Pico Amarillo o Gaviotín Brasilero ???
Estonian: Tutt-tiir
Basque: Xatrac becllarg
Finnish: Riuttatiira
Faroese: Faksaterna
French: Sterne caugek
Irish: Geabhróg Scothdhubh
Gaelic: Steàrnag Mhòr
Galician: Carrán cristado, Xatrac becllarg
Haitian Creole French: Mòv kojèk
Hebrew: שחפית סנדוויץ, שחפית סנדוויץ', שחפית שחורת מקור, שחפית שחורת־מקור
Croatian: Dugokljuna Cigra, Dugokljuna Čigra
Hungarian: Kenti csér
Icelandic: Þaraþerna
Italian: Beccapesci
Japanese: sandoicchiajisashi
Japanese: サンドイッチアジサシ
Georgian: ჭრელნისკარტა თევზიყლაპია
Kazakh: Айдарлы қарқылдақ
Cornish: Morwennol penvagas
Latin: Sterna sandvicensis, Sterna sandvicensis sandvicensis, Sterna sandvicensis sanvicensis, Thalasseus sandvicensis, Thalasseus sandvicensis sandvicensis
Lithuanian: Margasnape žuvedra, Margasnapė žuvėdra, Margasparnė žuvėdra
Latvian: Cekulzīriņš
Macedonian: Вртимушка
Maltese: Ċirlewwa tax-Xitwa
Dutch: Grote Stern
Norwegian: Splitterne
Polish: rybitwa czubata, Rybitwa wielkodzioba
Portuguese: Garajau, garajau comum, Garajau-comum, trinta-réis-de-bando, trinta-réis-de-bico-amarelo
Portuguese (Brazil): trinta-réis-de-bando, trinta-réis-de-bico-amarelo
Romansh: Pestgarel piclapeschs
Russian: Крачка пестроносая, Пестроносая крачка
Slovak: Rybár sivý
Slovenian: kricava cigra, kričava cigra
Albanian: Sterni dimërak
Serbian: dugokljuna cigra, dugokljuna čigra, Морска чигра
Swedish: Kentsk tärna
Swahili: Shakwe Domo-rangimbili
Turkish: Kara Gagalı Sumru, kara gagaly sumru, Karagagalı Sumru, Kara-gagalı Sumru, Sandwich Deniz-kırlangıcı
Ukrainian: Крячок рябодзьобий , Рябодзьобий крячок
Chinese: 白嘴端凤头燕鸥

Sub-species

Eurasian Sandwich Tern
North American Sandwich Tern
Thalasseus acuflavidus
Sandwich Tern (Cabot's)
Thalasseus acuflavidus
Sandwich Tern (Cayenne) Thalasseus sandvicensis eurygnatha
Sandwich Tern (Eurasian)
Thalasseus sandvicensis    
 

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