Angel Tern

The White Tern has 3-4 subspecies: the nominate race G. a. alba, G. a. leucopes, the Pacific White Tern . Additionally, the Little White Tern was long and often is still included herein as a subspecies G. a. microrhyncha.

The Angel Tern is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

have Angel Tern, a so-called "improvement" that I find no more descriptive of the species than White Tern: * Bishop, Orange = Northern Red Bishop* * Crossbill, White-winged = Two-barred Crossbill * Flamingo, Greater = American Flamingo * Grebe, Eared = Black-necked Grebe * Greenfinch, Oriental = Grey-faced Greenfinch * Gull, Belcher’s = Band-tailed Gull More

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completely new name for one species: Angel Tern is the name suggested for Gygis alba in place of two other widely used names, Fairy Tern (correctly assigned to Sterna nereis) and White Tern (deemed too bland for such an endearing seabird). An apt new name for this ethereal tern, I think. Alan E. Burger in einer Besprechung von Gill & Wright (International Ornithological Congress): Birds of the World: Recommended English Names (2006) http://www.marineornithology.org/PDF/35_1/35_1_86. More

Alternate common name(s): Angel Tern, Common White-tern, Atlantic White-tern, Atlantic White Tern, Common White Tern, Little White Tern, Little Fairy Tern, Fairy Tern, Little White-tern, Little Fairy-tern Old scientific name(s): Gygis microrhyncha Photographs Seychelles - Aug, 2001 More

angel tern, Gygis alba (Ciconiiformes: Laridae) angel tern Aves > Ciconiiformes > Laridae Gygis alba (Sparrman, 1786) Image Number: 5217093 - Add to Light Box - For Batch Downloading and Commercial Usage Requests * PowerPoint - 768x512 * Small Print - 1536x1024 Creative Commons License This More

Angel Tern, Common White-Tern, White Tern Common Names in French: Gygis Blanche Common Names in German: Feenseeschwalbe Description - Habitat Vegetation: freshwater marshes, pelagic waters • Foraging Strata: Water • Center of Abundance: Lower tropical: lowlands, lower than 500 m.; tropics. More

Picture of Gygis alba above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike license.
Original source: Collection Georges Declercq
Author: Collection Georges Declercq
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Laridae
Genus : Gygis
Species : alba
Authority : (Sparrman, 1786)
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