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Species profile—Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian tern)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Aves (birds) → Laridae (gulls and terns) → Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian tern)

Photo of Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian tern) - Queensland Government

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Aves (birds)
Family
Laridae (gulls and terns)
Scientific name
Hydroprogne caspia Pallas, 1770
Common name
Caspian tern
WildNet taxon ID
1896
Synonym(s)
Sterna caspia
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
SL
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Marine & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1896

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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