WoRMS taxon details

Chlidonias leucopterus (Temminck, 1815)

137136  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:137136)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Length: 20-23 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey with some mottling on wings; tail white; forecrown white, hindcrown speckled...  
Description Length: 20-23 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey with some mottling on wings; tail white; forecrown white, hindcrown speckled with black with a large black patch behind eye and small black patch in from of eye; below including underwing and sides of neck white; in breeding dress back, head and underparts, including underwing coverts, black; flight feathers pale grey, forewing white, rump, tail and undertail coverts white. Immature similar to adult but brown replaces black and some feathers edged buff. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black (non-breeding) or dark red (breeding); feet and legs orange-red (breeding), dark red to black (non-breeding). Habitat: estuaries and inland water bodies. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution Old World  
Distribution Old World [details]
WoRMS (2018). Chlidonias leucopterus (Temminck, 1815). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=137136 on 2018-06-20
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basis of record van der Land, J. (2001). Tetrapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 375-376 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (HKRMS) Hong Kong Offshore Wind Farm in SoutheasternWaters. EIA report. [details]   

context source (RAS) Australian Antarctic Data Centre. , available online at https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/biodiversity/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 20-23 cm. Plumage: back and wings grey with some mottling on wings; tail white; forecrown white, hindcrown speckled with black with a large black patch behind eye and small black patch in from of eye; below including underwing and sides of neck white; in breeding dress back, head and underparts, including underwing coverts, black; flight feathers pale grey, forewing white, rump, tail and undertail coverts white. Immature similar to adult but brown replaces black and some feathers edged buff. Bare parts: iris dark brown; bill black (non-breeding) or dark red (breeding); feet and legs orange-red (breeding), dark red to black (non-breeding). Habitat: estuaries and inland water bodies. Palearctic migrant. <389><391><393> [details]

Distribution Old World [details]

Habitat mostly inland [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian dallëndyshja e detit krahëbardhë  [details]
Bulgarian Белокрила рибарка  [details]
Danish hvidvinget terne  [details]
Dutch witvleugelstern  [details]
English white-winged tern white-winged black ternwhite winged tern  [details]
French guifette leucoptère  [details]
German Weißflügel-Seeschwalbe  [details]
Hebrew מרומית לבנת-כנף  [details]
Lithuanian baltasparnė žuvėdra  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Αργυρογλάρονο  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål hvitvingesvartterne  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk kvitvengsvartterne  [details]
Polish rybitwa białoskrzydła  [details]
Romanian chirighiţa cu aripile albe  [details]
Russian белокрылая крачка  [details]
Slovenian beloperuta čigra  [details]
Spanish fumarel aliblanco  [details]
Swedish vitvingad tärna  [details]
Turkish ak kanatlı sumruak kanatli sumru  [details]
Ukrainian Крячок білокрилий  [details]
Welsh cors-wennol adeinwen  [details]