Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Classification

Laridae [family]
Hydroprogne [genus] (1)
caspia [species]

Classification

Laridae [family]
Hydroprogne [genus] (1)
caspia [species]

Names

Dutch name Reuzenstern
English name Caspian Tern
Papiamento name Stèrnchi Gigante (Aruba)
Papiamento name Meuchi Gigante (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Valid name Hydroprogne caspia (Pallas, 1770)
Synonym Sterna caspia Pallas, 1770

Classification