Tag: all of Sterna

Activity patterns and effect of ticks on growth and survival of tropical roseate tern nestlings

Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) Science Article 1 abstract Patterns of abundance of the seabird tick Amblyomma loculosum and their effectson Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) nestling growth, fledging age, and survival are describedon Aride Island, Seychelles, in 1997-1999. Female ticks attached to nestlings from 4to 14 days (to engorge) whereas male ticks attached for 1-3 days. […]

Basal metabolic rate and thermal conductance in Arctic Tern chicks and the effect of heat increment of feeding on thermoregulatory expenses

Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea) Science Article 2 abstract Chick basal metabolic rate (BMRc) as oxygen consumption (VO2 in ml O2 g-1 h-1) of unfed individuals of Arctic Terns Sterna paradisaea during development (12-109 g) was best described by the parabolic equation VO2 = 1.25 + 0.061 m-0.00047m2, where m is body mass in g. Interspecific […]

Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii)

[order] CHARADRIIFORMES | [family] Laridae | [latin] Sterna dougallii | [UK] Roseate Tern | [FR] Sterne de Dougall | [DE] Rosen-Seeschwalbe | [ES] Charran rosado | [NL] Dougalls Stern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Sterna dougallii Worldwide widespread coasts Sterna dougallii arideensis Seychelles to Madagascar and Rodrigues I. […]

Yellow billed Tern (Sterna superciliaris)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna superciliaris | [UK] Yellow-billed Tern | [FR] Sterne argentee | [DE] Amazonasseeschwalbe | [ES] Charrancito amazonico | [IT] Sterna dell’Amazzonia | [NL] Amazonestern Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics Small tern with a greenish bill, in breeding plamage dark grey above and white below. Forehead white with a […]

Little Tern (Sterna antillarum)

[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna antillarum | [UK] Little Tern | [FR] Petite Sterne | [DE] Amerikanische Zwergseeschwalbe | [ES] Charrancito Americano | [IT] Fraticello americano | [NL] Amerikaanse Dwergstern Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Sternula albifrons AF, EU, OR, AU widespread Sternula albifrons albifrons […]