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Royal Tern Thalasseus maximus

Photo: Hans Smulders

Classification

Laridae [family]
Thalasseus [genus] (2)
maximus [species]

Classification

Laridae [family]
Thalasseus [genus] (2)
maximus [species]

Names

Dutch name Koningsstern
English name Royal Tern
Alternative English name Sea gull (Saba, St. Eustatius)
Papiamento name Bubi Chiquito (Aruba)
Papiamento name Meuchi Real (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Stèrnchi di Rey (Aruba)
Papiamento name Bubi Chikí (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Thalasseus maximus (Boddaert, 1783)
Synonym Sterna maxima (Boddaert, 1783)

Classification