Tern determination[order] Charadriiformes | [family] Sternidae | [latin] Sterna hirundo | [UK] Tern | [FR] Sterne pierregarin | [DE] Flußseeschwalbe | [ES] Gaviotín Común | [IT] Sterna comune | [NL] Visdief


Literature

Title
Brood size and food provisioning in Common Tern s Sterna hirundo an d Arctic Terns S . paradis a: consequences for chick growth
Author(s): Robinson J.A . & K .C . Hamer 2000
Abstract: Food provisioning rates and chick growth rates of Common Te rns Sterna hirundo and Arctic Tems S. paradis a were studied in Northeast Engl and. Adult tems of both species fed large broods more frequently th an those containing fewer chicks . Energy s..[more]..
Source: Ardea 88(1) : 51-60
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Title
Population dynamics, recruitment, individual quality an d reproductive strategies in Common Terns Sterna hirundo marked with tran sponders
Author(s): Becker P.H ., H . Wendeln & J . González-Solis 2001
Abstract: From 1992 to 1999, we used subcut aneously injected transponders, enabling remote an d automatic annual identification with the aim of performing an integrated population study of a Common Tern Sterna hirundo colony. Within a few years, population pa..[more]..
Source: Ardea 89(special issue) : 241-252.
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Title
Some observations on the occurrence of three generations of primaries in Common Terns Sterna hirundo
Author(s): Robin M. Ward, Eric Wood and Geoff Myers
Abstract: In adult Common Terns Sterna hirundo, the post-nuptial primary moult begins either near the breeding grounds (Cramp 1985) or upon arrival at the wintering grounds (L Underhill pers comm). Moult starts with the innermost primary (p1, numbered descenda..[more]..
Source: Ringing & Migration (2004) 22, 63-64
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Title
Individual quality and recruitment in the common tern, Sterna hirundo
Author(s): Jan-Dieter Ludwigs, Peter H. Becker
Abstract: We investigated the individual histories of more than 1 300 fledglings from an intensively studied colony of common terns, Sterna hirundo. Based on six cohorts (1992-1998), which had recruited almost completely by 2002, we found that the body mass ..[more]..
Source: Acta Zoologica Sinica, 52(Supplement): 96-100, 2006
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Title
Body mass fluctuations and mortality in Common Tern Sterna hirundo chicks dependent on weather and tide in the wadden sea germany.
Author(s): Becker P.H. & Specht R.
Abstract: In three Common Tern colonies in the German Wadden Sea the relationships between mortality, body mass of chicks, weather and the tide-dependent change in the daily span of time favourable for feeding (TFO-DH) were studied. On the island Oldeoog weath..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 79 (1): 45-56.
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Title
Population dynamics, recruitment, individual quality and reproductive strategies in Common Terns Sterna hirundo marked with transponders
Author(s): Becker P.H., Wendeln H. & Gonzalez-Solis J.
Abstract: From 1992 to 1999, we used subcutaneously injected transponders, enabling remote and automatic annual identification with the aim of performing an integrated population study of a Common Tern Sterna hirundo colony. Within a few years, population para..[more]..
Source: ARDEA 89 (1): 241-252.
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Title
GROWTH AND ENERGETICS OF CHICKS OF THE SOOTY TERN (STERNA FUSCATA) AND COMMON TERN (S. HIRUNDO)
Author(s): OBERT E. RICKLEFS AND SUSAN C. WHITE
Abstract: We measured the energy budgets of chicks of the Common Tern (Sterna hitundo) on Great Gull Island, New York and of the Sooty Tern (S. fuscata) on the Dry Tortugas, Florida. The respiratory energy requirement was determined by measuring oxygen consum..[more]..
Source: The Auk 98: 361-378
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Title
RESPONSES OF NESTING COMMON TERNS AND LAUGHING GULLS TO FLYOVERS BY LARGE GULLS
Author(s): PAUL M. CAVANAGH AND CURTICE R. GRIFFIN
Abstract: Disturbance can reduce productivity by disrupting nesting behavior. We examined responses of nesting Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) and Laughing Gulls (Larus atricilla) to frequent overhead flights by Herring (L. argentutus) and Great Black-backed (L...[more]..
Source: Wilson Bull., 105(2), 1993, pp. 333-338
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